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Uncovering Curiosities: Willard Huyck’s HOWARD THE DUCK

Howard the Duck is an iconic film. The problem being that it is an iconic film for all the wrong reasons. Released in 1986, Howard (which is based on a 1970s Marvel Comic) had a huge budget, it was produced by Star Wars mastermind George Lucas and [...]

March 25, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: The Wachowski’s JUPITER ASCENDING

Jupiter Ascending is the Wachowskis’ best film since 1999’s The Matrix. The 2015 film may be over-stuffed with ideas and have enough plot to fill a trilogy but you can’t fault the spectacle that the siblings have put onscreen. The story is a [...]

February 20, 2021

Alan Parker’s THE COMMITMENTS At 30

Alan Parker’s The Commitments might be 30 years old but the film still packs the same mighty punch that it did when it was first released in 1991. Based on Roddy Doyle’s book of the same name, there’s a wit and energy to Parker’s film [...]

January 19, 2021

You Can Quote Me On That!

Movies In Focus has been doing the whole movie review thing for well over a decade now and I’m always excited when I score a poster/DVD/blu-ray cover quote. It’s a validation of sorts and at the very least it shows that someone, [...]

December 22, 2020

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