danny elfman

Assorted News On THE BATMAN

The March release of Matt Reeves’ The Batman is nearly upon us and more information and assorted marketing goodies are being unveiled to whet the appetite.  First-up: The Batman‘s running time has been confirmed as 175 minutes (two [...]

January 24, 2022

Notebook Reviews: PSYCHO

Gus Van Sant – 1998. It’s obviously nowhere near as good as Alfred Hitchcock‘s original, but Gus Van Sant‘s updating of Psycho isn’t too bad. This shot-for-shot remake could have been a total disaster, but it manages to [...]

October 30, 2021

An Introduction To BATMAN

I’d always loved films growing up., James Bond, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, any action adventure film amazed me and captured not only my attention but my imagination, I still have vivid memories of sitting in front of the television reading the [...]

June 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BIG FISH

Tim Burton – 2003 Big Fish is a gloriously wondrous piece of filmmaking from director Tim Burton. The fantasy-drama hits the mark in all the right places and the cast is excellent. Albert Finney and Billy Crudup are the standouts here – [...]

June 8, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE FRIGHTENERS

Peter Jackson – 1996 Peter Jackson‘s director’s cut of The Frighteners is an enjoyable horror–comedy, but there’s just something missing to make it great. Michael J. Fox excels in the lead role (as always) and the [...]

May 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MARS ATTACKS!

Tim Burton – 1996 Mars Attacks! is a fantastic Tim Burton directed effort, which is hugely underrated. It doesn’t get enough appreciation.  The cast on display here is out of this world – Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah [...]

April 19, 2021

Remembering 2017’s Misjudged JUSTICE LEAGUE

  Now that Zack Snyder’s Justice League is finally upon us (read the review), Movies In Focus thought it was a good time to visit the misjudged version of Justice League which was retooled by Joss Whedon and released back in 2017.  Unlike [...]

March 16, 2021

1 2 3