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The Mighty George Lucas

Writer-director-producer George Lucas turned 77 years old on 14 May 2021.  Nobody has influenced cinema and popular culture over the last five decades quite like Lucas. THX 1138, American Graffiti, Star Wars and Indiana Jones have inspired [...]

May 14, 2021

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

Paramount+ Delivers Another Blow To Theatrical Distribution

Theatrical film distribution has taken another serious blow. The launch of Paramount+ has brought the news that Paramount Pictures is going to shrink its theatrical release window from the current 90 days to 45 days for its big budget movies  [...]

February 25, 2021

Ben Affleck Set To Direct KEEPER OF LOST CITIES For Disney

Actor/writer/dircetor/producer/Batman, Ben Affleck is currently attached to direct and produce a film based on Shannon Messenger’s Keeper of the Lost Cities for Disney. The double Oscar-winner will also co-write the script with Walt Disney Staff [...]

January 12, 2021

THE MANDALORIAN Season 2 Trailer

Look, Movies In Focus hasn’t seen the first season of The Mandalorian. I’m kind of Star Wars-d out, but I have to admit that this trailer for Season 2 looks good. The effects look tangible and I admire the tone. Maybe I’ll get [...]

September 15, 2020

Mulan Rouge: UK Cinemas See Red Over Disney+ Decision

UK cinema owners are furious at Disney’s decision to premiere Mulan on its Disney Plus platform in September. The film will only hit the big screen in territories where the streaming service isn’t available. Phrases such as “hugely [...]

August 6, 2020

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