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FIGHT CLUB: Box Office Isn’t Anything

David Fincher’s Fight Club was a box office failure when it was released back in 1999. The film had a budget of $63 million budget, but it only managed to pull-in $37 million at the US box office. It fared better internationally where it [...]

September 6, 2020

The BASTERDS Have Landed

Movies In Focus revisited Quentin Tarantino‘s 2009 film Inglorious Bastards for the first time in maybe eight or nine years. I remembered the two big stand-out scenes – the opening sequence and the tavern stand-off and they both hold-up [...]

April 2, 2020

The Army Of The 12 MONKEYS

Current world events means that a lot of people are watching post-apocalyptic films. Movies In Focus recently re-watched Terry Gilliam’s 1995 release 12 Monkeys. I hadn’t seen it in about 15 years, and I was impressed by how well it [...]

March 24, 2020

The Best Movies To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

The world is slowly shutting down due to COVID-19. The Coronavirus means a lot of people across the globe will be locking themselves in, self isolating and keeping away from the general population. These are unprecedented times. Cinemas across the [...]

March 16, 2020

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: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Has My Attention

Movies In Focus is old enough to remember how Quentin Tarantino totally changed the face of cinema with his gutsy style of writing and directing in the 1990s. It was great to be around when Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown exploded onto [...]

March 23, 2019

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