curtis hanson

Obituary: Director Michael Apted Dies Aged 79

Director Michael Apted has passed away at the age of 79.  Apted was a director with a remarkably varied career, who first came to prominence for directing the Up documentary series which started in 1964. The series followed 14 children from [...]

January 9, 2021

Pondering Curtis Hanson’s WONDER BOYS 16 Years On

Curtis Hanson has died at the age of 71. He’ll be forever known for LA Confidential, but Wonder Boys is a Movies In Focus favourite. Hanson’s adaptation of Michael Chabon’s novel is an almost the perfect film – smart script, [...]

September 21, 2016