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Notebook Reviews: MAD DOG AND GLORY

John McNaughton – 1993. John McNaughton’s Mad Dog And Glory is an interesting comedy-drama starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Bill Murray. McNaughton’s film is so fascinating because of its casting – De Niro and Murray [...]

September 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: GROUNDHOG DAY

Harold Ramis – 1993. Director Harold Ramis‘ Groundhog Day is a true comedy classic. The great Bill Murray is on peak form as the grouchy weatherman forced to relive the same day over and over. It might just be Murray’s most [...]

September 2, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

Wes Anderson – 2001 A perfect cast heads-up Wes Anderson‘s wonderful follow-up to Rushmore. Gene Hackman is excellent as always although Bill Murray is underused – but the rest of the cast more than make up for that. The soundtrack [...]

May 26, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Alan Alda’s SWEET LIBERTY

The great Alan Alda is a talented and interesting man. An actor, writer, director, comedian and novelist it would appear that there is nothing Alda can’t do. Alda has a slew of acting credits to his name, from Mash (the television show) to being a [...]

February 21, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: SCROOGED

Richard Donner’s Scrooged is a flawless interpretation of Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol. The great Bill Murray has never been better as the Christmas-hating TV executive, Frank Cross. However, everyone in the cast of Scrooged [...]

December 15, 2020

Remembering The Great Harold Ramis

The great Harold Ramis would have been 76 years old on 21 November 2020. He passed away in 2014 at the age of 69 from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. To many he will always be Egon Spengler in the Ghostbusters movies but to others he was a damn [...]

November 21, 2020

Basketball On Film

Ben Affleck starring basketball drama, Finding The Way Back is out now on Digital Download and it arrives on DVD & Blu-ray on 12 October. To celebrate, Movies In Focus is looking at a selection of basketball-focused films.  Here you [...]

October 6, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE RAZOR’S EDGE

John Byrum – 1984 A passion project for star (and co-writer) Bill Murray, The Razor’s Edge is an adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham’s 1944 novel of the same name. John Byrum’s film is a disappointing melodrama that lacks any [...]

September 29, 2020

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