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The Mighty Kurt Russell

The mighty Kurt Russell turned 70 years old on 17 March 2021. The iconic actor has had a long and varied career, starring in a variety of beloved cult classics and out-right global blockbusters. Russell brings a laid-back, blue-collar vibe to his [...]

March 17, 2021

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

Profile: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino is a two time Academy Award winner, writer, director, producer, actor and foot fetishist extraordinaire. Tarantino changed the face of movie-making forever in the ‘90s, delivering the one-two punch combo of Reservoir Dogs and [...]

March 27, 2013

Profile: Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell‘s first screen appearance was opposite Elvis Presley in 1962’s It Happened At The World’s Fair (he plays a kid who kicks Elvis in the shin). He went on to have a long career as a child star for Disney, before teaming [...]

March 17, 2013

DVD Review: DEAR GOD NO! Is A Grindhouse Nightmare

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez really opened a cinematic Pandora ’s Box when the made Grindhouse (Death Proof and Planet Terror). It unleashed a long dormant style of filmmaking that has led to some really good movies (Michael Biehn’s [...]

January 26, 2013

Kurt Russell and Sacha Baron Cohen Quit DJANGO UNCHAINED

Kurt Russell has dropped out of director Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained – and he won’t be replaced. Meanwhile, Sacha Baron Cohen has also left the project due to his press duties for The Dictator-the search is on for his replacement. No [...]

May 10, 2012

Review: Kurt Russell In Quentin Tarantino’s DEATH PROOF

Finally, I’ve had the opportunity to see half of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse. Tarantino’s film a road movie/slasher film Death Proof had a lot to live up to and the man himself has conducted a huge press blitz hitting [...]

April 7, 2012