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2020 BFI London Film Festival Review: SUPERNOVA

Supenova is a rich character drama with a pair of wonderfully emotive performances from Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci. The pair really impress in this exceptionally well-honed drama from writer-director Harry Maqueen (Hinterland). The plot of [...]

October 13, 2020

MAMMA MIA! Pierce Brosnan Sings ABBA’s SOS

Phyllida Lloyd’s Mamma Mia! is an excellent jukebox musical that pulls on ABBA’s music and the 2008 film’s classy cast give it their all. Movies In Focus was originally cynical of the film, but i grew to appreciate Mamma Mia. Yes [...]

June 2, 2020

Not For Me: MARY POPPINS RETURNS Trailer

Of course I enjoyed Mary Poppins when I was a kid, but I have no interest whatsoever in watching Mary Poppins Returns. That ship has sailed for me – I’m too old and grumpy to care about this, but it’ll likely hit $700 million [...]

March 6, 2018

MAMMA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN

Movies In Focus started out a cynic, but grew to appreciate Mamma Mia. Yes it’s silly, but it really does work as a piece of entertainment and the cast fully commit to proceedings. Heck, I’ll even admit to owning the soundtrack – just for [...]

May 20, 2017

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE Trailer

It looks like business as usual in this first trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, with Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges all come along for the franchise payday [...]

April 25, 2017

Not Sold On Matthew Vaughn’s KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE

Layer Cake, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class have given Matthew Vaughn a free pass for life from Movies In Focus. The first official marketing materials from the Colin Firth top-lined Kingsman: The Secret Service (formally simply The Secret Service) [...]

May 20, 2014

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