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Obituary: Director Joel Schumacher Dies Aged 80

The mighty Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. Having quietly battled cancer for a year, he finally succumbed to the disease. Movies In Focus has always been impressed by Schumacher’s visual flair and technique for storytelling. [...]

June 23, 2020

Academy Awards 2020: Joker Leads The Oscar Pack

It’s not really a surprise that the multi-award winning, billion dollar grossing Joker is leading the pack with 11 nominations at the 2020 Academy Awards. If I were a betting man, I’d say that Joaquin Phoenix is a lock to win the Best [...]

January 14, 2020

The 2020 Golden Globes Full Nominations List

It’s easy to become cynical when you write about movies. You get to see the good, the bad and the ugly and sometimes that makes you jaded. However, there’s nothing like watching quality movies succeed and when you see the list of [...]

December 9, 2019

Goodbye To Jonathan Demme

Director Jonathan Demme has died, defeated by cancer at the age of 73. Demme was a scorching director, having helmed a selection of great movies  – amongst them Melvin and Howard, Something Wild, Married To The Mob, The Silence of The Lambs [...]

April 26, 2017

The Lost Art Of The Summer Blockbuster

In the last couple of days Movies In Focus re-watched Renny Harlin’s Deep Blue Sea (1999) and Martin Campbell’s The Mask Of Zorro (1998). These films probably don’t rank high on anyone’s ‘favourite movies list’ but they’re two [...]

April 9, 2017

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