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Bruce Willis Retires From Acting Because Of Health Issues

The family of Bruce Willis has announced that the 67-year-old star is “stepping away” from acting because of health issues. Willis has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, a condition which impacts cognitive abilities – it can affect [...]

March 31, 2022

Remembering The Great Alan Rickman

The great Alan Rickman made movies better. No matter the film, no matter the role, Rickman delivered on a level that only the best actors can. He was able to cover a multitude of colours in every performance and he could move from evil to charming [...]

January 14, 2022

Movies To Watch This Christmas

Christmastime is here again and Movies In Focus is presenting you with a list of Christmas movies to watch over the festive season. Some are naughty and some are nice, but they’re definitely an intriguing selection of movies to light-up your [...]

December 4, 2021

Notebook Reviews: AIR FORCE ONE

Wolfgang Petersen – 1997. German director Wolfgang Petersen‘s Air Force One is an entertaining action film with a good turn from the always reliable Harrison Ford. Ford plays the US President tackling terrorists on the titular aircraft, [...]

September 13, 2021

Yippee Ki-Yay! DIE HARD Turns 33 Years Old

Die Hard is a great example of the Hollywood studio system getting moviemaking right – the film is a perfect storm of story and talent coming together. It is hard to fathom that the action-thriller was such an unknown quantity when it was first [...]

July 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: DIE HARD 2

Renny Harlin – 1990 Action maestro Renny Harlin delivers a brilliant follow-up to John McTiernan’s 1988 masterpiece. This 1990 release has first-rate action set pieces – which help make it a genre stand-out. Bruce Willis is once [...]

June 22, 2021

Yippee Ki-Yay Bruce Willis

The mighty Bruce Willis turned 66 years old on 19 March 2021.  Willis will always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television [...]

March 19, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Johannes Roberts’ STORAGE 24

Take a measure of John Carpenter mixed spice (The Thing, Assault On Precinct 13), add a touch of Alien, a pinch of Shaun of the Dead and a smidgen of Die Hard, bring to the boil and rest. Now, get ready to serve-up Storage 24. Director Johannes [...]

March 6, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: DIE HARD 2

If 1988’s Die Hard is a Christmas movie then Renny Harlin‘s 1990 follow-up is even more-so than John McTiernan’s original. Harlin’s film has snow and everything! Die Hard 2 isn’t Harlin’s only Christmas cracker, he [...]

December 12, 2020

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