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Remembering Batman’s Adam West

Legendary Batman star, Adam West was born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928. For many West’s portrayal as The Caped Crusader was their introduction to Batman and he continued to embrace the character throughout his lengthy [...]

September 19, 2021

Remembering Tim Burton’s BATMAN

  In 1988 director Tim Burton was working on his second feature, Beetlejuice, at Warner Bros, when the director was offered a Batman film. For the first time in a decade, the project gathered real momentum. Bringing along his Beetlejuice star [...]

June 23, 2021

Zack Snyder’s BATMAN

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a movie which doesn’t deserve its derided reputation. Yes, it’s hugely flawed but there’s much to enjoy in Zack Snyder’s 2016 superhero smash-up. One of the film’s highlights is Ben Affleck‘s turn as [...]

January 18, 2021

KICK-ASS Still Kicks Ass 10 Years On

Movies In Focus recently caught Matthew Vaughn‘s Kick-Ass again for the first time in years. It’s hard to believe that it was released 10 years ago. Superhero films weren’t as dominant in 2010 as they are now and Vaughn’s [...]

October 3, 2020

Biff! Bam! Pow! BATMAN

Debuting on US television in 1966, Batman was a phenomenon, its high camp and star-studded villains (Julie Newmar, Frank Gorshin, Caesar Romero and Vincent Price to name a few) made it a hit with adults and children alike. Partnered with Burt [...]

August 17, 2020

Why Ben Affleck Was A Great BATMAN

Ben Affleck was a great Batman and the perfect fit for a screen incarnation of Bob Kane’s iconic superhero. Movies In Focus thought that Affleck would make a great Batman going back to Good Will Hunting and Armageddon. He had the build and the [...]

April 11, 2020

Tim Burton’s BATMAN

In 1988 director Tim Burton was working on his second feature, Beetlejuice, at Warner Bros, when the director was offered a Batman film. For the first time in a decade, the project gathered real momentum. Bringing along his Beetlejuice star Michael [...]

April 11, 2020

Obituary: To The Batcave – Adam West 1928 – 2017

Adam West has gone to the great Batcave in the sky. The iconic Batman star was died from leukaemia at the age of 88. For many West’s portrayal as The Caped Crusader was their introduction to Batman (Movies In Focus included) and he continued to [...]

June 11, 2017

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