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A Touch Of Sadness Over MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 6

I’m a little sad that the Mission: Impossible franchise is going to end its 20 year streak of having each filmed directed by different director. Brian De Palma lit the blue touch paper back in 1996, John Woo continued the franchise, J.J Abrams [...]

December 1, 2015


Not much is known about Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland. It’s one of Disney’s big tentploe pictures this year (but these days it seems like nearly all movies are), Bird wrote it with Damon Lindelof and it stars George Clooney. You probably don’t [...]

February 7, 2015

Top 10 Big-Screen Robots

Robots have been a part of cinema since its creation and still make for intriguing on-screen presences. With RoboCop set for  release on 9 June 2014, Movies in Focus counts down the most memorable movie cyborgs to have graced our screens. Evil [...]

June 4, 2014

Brad Bird Not Directing STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

Brad Bird has confirmed that he is not directing Star Wars: Episode VII. Can you confirm that you aren’t doing something? Anyway he’s not directing the next instalment of Star Wars, which will be written Michael Arndt, but he does big-up 1952, [...]

November 18, 2012

George Clooney Parties Like It’s 1952

George Clooney is in talks to take the lead role in Brad Bird’s next live-action feature, 1952. It’s up in the air (pun intended) if the film has been given the green light by Disney (or if Clooney even signs), but his indicates two things: 1. [...]

November 10, 2012