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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

Trailer For Steven Soderbergh’s THE LAUNDROMAT

God bless Steven Soderbergh, the patron saint of cinema. He’s one of the few still delivering top-tier movies, where the focus is character and plot – not super powers and spandex. It looks like Soderbergh is going to deliver again with [...]

August 28, 2019

Clip From Andrea Bocelli Biopic THE MUSIC OF SILENCE

Andrea Bocelli biopic, The Music of Silence, is out now on DVD and digital. Here’s Bocelli, Antonio Banderas and director Michael Radford talking about the film in a new behind-the-scenes clip. The synopsis: Internationally renowned tenor [...]

October 31, 2018

Beware Robert Downey Jr’s THE VOYAGE OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

Does anyone think that The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle is going to be anything other than terrible? It’s another disappointingly safe paycheque gig for Robert Downey Jr, who should using his Avengers clout to spread his creative wings rather [...]

March 28, 2018

GUN SHY Swag With The Banderas Box

A month or so back Movies In Focus interviewed director Simon West about his new comedy Gun Shy (read the interview here). The Antonio Banderas/Olga Kurylenko starrer is an enjoyable ride – and recently I was sent across a ‘Banderas [...]

February 20, 2018

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

Bad Day At The Office: Dangerous Jobs On Film

Despite what everyone says, being an actor is hard work. You have to be on set for hours on end, day and night, constantly in the media spotlight, and often do crazy stunts for the purpose of authenticity. But no matter how hard that is, it [...]

January 26, 2017

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