Uncovering Curiosities: Dario Argento’s OPERA

Opera sees giallo master Dario Argento working at his most gloriously OTT and this 1987 mystery contains all the traits you would expect from the Italian director: mystery, lust, violence and impressive camera work. The film also features music from [...]

June 16, 2021

Movies In Focus Quotes

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognised wiser than oneself.” – Marlene Dietrich Movies In Focus has been doing the movie review thing for well [...]

June 12, 2021

DVD Review: Get Lost In Space With Sci-Fi Thriller BLACK BOX

Back in 2014, director Angel Delgado showed huge promise with his feature film debut, Brothers’ Day. The gritty crime thriller shone a light on the gang culture which prevails across England. For his follow-up film Black Box, Delgado has opted for [...]

May 29, 2021

Competition: Win Sci-Fi Thriller BLACK BOX On DVD

Movies In Focus was hugely impressed with Angel Delgado‘s brilliant science fiction thriller Black Box, calling it ‘a tremendous feat in low budget filmmaking‘.  101 Films is releasing the film on DVD in the UK on 31 May 2021 [...]

May 29, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Cate Shortland’s LORE

Australian director Cate Shortland offers up a lyrically poetic WWII drama with her 2012 film, Lore. The film is set in the dying embers of the war, when the Reich has fallen and Hitler has taken his own life. Civilisation is disintegrating and the [...]

May 22, 2021

You Can Quote Me On That!

Movies In Focus has been doing the whole movie review thing for well over a decade now and I’m always excited when I score a poster/DVD/blu-ray cover quote. It’s a validation of sorts and at the very least it shows that someone, [...]

December 22, 2020

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