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Is BIRDMAN The Greatest Movie Of The 21st Century?

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a palate cleanser that clears away the taste of over processed, generic Hollywood products. There’s a freshness to Alejandro González Iñárritu’s 2015 film that’s zesty and light, but [...]

September 5, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE SCORE

Frank Oz – 2001 The Score sees a great cast heading-up an old-fashioned caper film from director Frank Oz. Young upstart Edward Norton steals the honours from acting greats Robert De Niro and Marlon Brando.  A slick and well made film, The [...]

February 27, 2021

FIGHT CLUB: Box Office Isn’t Anything

David Fincher’s Fight Club was a box office failure when it was released back in 1999. The film had a budget of $63 million budget, but it only managed to pull-in $37 million at the US box office. It fared better internationally where it [...]

September 6, 2020

Notebook Reviews: KEEPING THE FAITH

Edward Norton – 2000 Edward Norton made his directing debut with this highly enjoyable romantic comedy. It’s Woody Allend-esqe in its treatment of New York and its neurotic characters.  The script sparkles with some jokey gems and the [...]

September 2, 2020

Wes Anderson’s ISLE OF DOGS Isn’t Just For Kids

The general gist is that Movies In Focus are rarely does animation – but Wes Anderson‘s 2018 film Isle of Dogs is a mini-masterpiece Anderson’s stop-motion feature is a gem of a movie. It might be animated, but this exceptionally put [...]

July 7, 2020

OSCARS 2015: A Full List Of Nominations; BIRDMAN Flies High

The Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) nominations have been announced and it’s fantastic to see Michael Keaton score a nod for Best Actor. It was never in doubt of course, as Keaton has been the frontrunner for some time due to his sterling work in [...]

January 15, 2015

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