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Uncovering Curiosities: Francis Ford Coppola’s TWIXT

The great Francis Ford Coppola and Val Kilmer teamed for the 2012 murder mystery, Twixt. The film may be more of a digital video experiment than a movie but it does feature a great performance from Kilmer and a kooky supporting role for Bruce Dern. [...]

May 28, 2021

Behind The Scenes: Ben Affleck Directing LIVE BY NIGHT

2016’s Live By Night is a luscious and luminous film. It features some beautiful production design and costumes, creating a vibrant world that echoes nearly a century of wonderful gangster movies. Ben Affleck’s adaptation of Dennis [...]

November 30, 2020

Tore Down A La TRUMBO

A little late to the party, but Movies In Focus finally caught up with Jay Roach’s 2015 release Trumbo. It’s a great character study of the blacklisted screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo and it really delivers in setting out the details of a [...]

June 11, 2020

Review: A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK Is Woody Allen On Autopilot

A Rainy Day In New York is Woody Allen’s 48th film as writer-director and while it’s far from his best work, it does have a certain amount of zing to it. Not bad for a director who is now in his 85th year! Rainy Day In New York sees Gatsby [...]

May 30, 2020

The Films of Zoe Saldana

Having starred in a wide range of both high-profile blockbusters and more character driven dramas, it’s safe to say that Zoe Saldana is one of the most sought after actresses working in the industry today. Last year saw her team with Oscar-winner [...]

May 16, 2017

Final Poster For Ben Affleck’s LIVE BY NIGHT

Gone Baby Gone, The Town and Argo – Ben Affleck has a great track recored as director. I don’t think Live By Night will be ruining that streak. Here’s the latest (and I believe final) poster for Affleck’s Prohibition drama [...]

December 5, 2016

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