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Competition: Win THE BATMAN On Blu-ray

Unmask the truth behind Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne with The Batman, now on Digital Download and 4K, Blu-ray and DVD on 13th June, and to celebrate its release Movies In Focus has two [...]

June 8, 2022

Batman Begins: BATMAN #432

Batman ruled the world in 1989 and it blew my mind. Shortly before the release of the film my father brought home a Batman comic – the first I ever owned. It was Batman No. 432. The tag line on the cover “If he can just get past the F.B.I”. It [...]

April 21, 2022

The World Needs Heroes: DC Movies In 2022

Movies In Focus constantly rages against comic book movies – but sometimes even I look forward to one or two of them. Usually because of some creative reason or because it features Batman.  I’m curious to see what Matt Reeves has done [...]

February 13, 2022

Assorted News On THE BATMAN

The March release of Matt Reeves’ The Batman is nearly upon us and more information and assorted marketing goodies are being unveiled to whet the appetite.  First-up: The Batman‘s running time has been confirmed as 175 minutes (two [...]

January 24, 2022

First Official Look At Leslie Grace’s BATGIRL Costume

Movies In Focus‘ interest in Batgirl shot-up 100% when it was announced in December 2021 that Michael Keaton would be joining the cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman. I’m just not overly interested in comic book characters that aren’t [...]

January 15, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Ben Affleck’s LIVE BY NIGHT

Ben Affleck’s gangster film, Live By Night was hugely under-appreciated when it was released back in 2016. For some strange reason Live By Night was shunned by critics and audiences alike when it opened on the big screen. Maybe it was some [...]

December 27, 2021

Michael Keaton Is Back As Batman In BATGIRL Movie

It looks like Michael Keaton will be keeping on the Bat cowl for a little while longer. After a 30 year absence, Keaton has just completed filming a turn as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Andy Muschietti’s The Flash – and now he’s set to [...]

December 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BATMAN FOREVER

Joel Schumacher – 1995.  Batman Forever sees Joel Schumacher taking over the directing reins of the Batman franchise from Tim Burton. This is an enjoyable entry, but it lacks the dark brooding nature of Burton’s films. Batman Forever is [...]

December 17, 2021

Behind The Scenes On THE BATMAN

This short behind the scenes piece about The Batman was shown at the DC Fandome event. It features director Matt Reeves talking about the Batman Year One tone of the film and Robert Pattinson and Zoë Kravitz giving some information on their [...]

October 18, 2021

Hard Hitting New Trailer For THE BATMAN

  This second trailer for Matt Reeves’ The Batman delivers in a big, big way. Stunning visuals, bone crunching action and tonnes of atmosphere – it looks like Batman, but I get the feeling that things are going to be a little [...]

October 17, 2021

Bits From THE BATMAN Ahead Of DC Fandome

Director Matt Reeves has been teasing bits and pieces from The Batman ahead of a new trailer launching at the DC FanDome on Saturday 16 October 2021. Reeves has shared two posters from the film – one showing Robert Pattinson‘s The [...]

October 16, 2021

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

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