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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

Remembering The Cinematic Atrocity That Is MOVIE 43

Movie 43  totally beefed-it at the box office during its theatrical release in 2013 but its $6 million budget mean that it tuned a profit after grossing $8.8 million at the US box office and $32.4 million globally. This comes despite a top tier [...]

August 17, 2020

The Career Of Nicholas Hoult

The talented British actor Nicholas Hoult has already amassed an impressive career since his breakthrough role in About A Boy at just aged 11. Since then, his career has gone from strength to strength, with acclaimed roles independent films and [...]

May 1, 2019

Oscars 2019: The Winners At The 91st Academy Awards

In the end there were no real surprises at the 91st Academy Awards – only disappointments. The awards were pretty much spread evenly across all the likely candidates, but there will be gripes, complaints and arguments about nearly all winners [...]

February 25, 2019

Full Nomination List For The 2017 EE BAFTA Awards

It’s that time of year again – Bafta time! 2016 had a good selection of films, but La La Land seems to be the big movie this year at the British Academy Film Awards, racking up an impressive 11 nominations. There’s always talk of [...]

January 10, 2017

Say ALOHA To The Teaser For Cameron Crowe’s Latest Film

Cameron Crowe gets a lifetime pass from Movies In Focus for an impressive run of great movies. Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous and Vanilla Sky wipe out the memory of the terrible Elizabethtown and the lacklustre We Bought A Zoo. Crowe’s Aloha could [...]

February 26, 2015

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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