halloween

Uncovering Curiosities: John Carpenter’s THE FOG

After taking a break from horror to make Elvis in 1979, John Carpenter returned to the genre with The Fog, an atmospheric ghost story set in the fictional Californian town of Antonio Bay.  When The Fog starts rolling-in, so does the crew of [...]

October 15, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN

From the panaglide-shot opening, John Carpenter‘s 1978 horror film, Halloween is all about atmosphere. Carpenter creates tension as we creep through a family home, seeing through the eyes of a young Michal Myers. It’s an iconic moment and [...]

October 14, 2021

Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

  October is when the nights get darker and more mysterious. It’s the month when people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies as Halloween approaches.  Movies In Focus has put together a list of [...]

October 2, 2021

Notebook Reviews: I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER

Jim Gillespie – 1997. I Know What You Did Last Summer is an enjoyable entry into the slasher movie stable. It’s no Halloween, but this has the requisite thrills and spills to entertain for an hour and a half. An update of the type of [...]

August 28, 2021

Universal Spends $400 Million On New EXORCIST Trilogy

Universal Pictures has closed a deal with Blumhouse and Morgan Creek to purchase worldwide rights for a new Exorcist trilogy. The deal is reportedly worth an eye-popping $400 million and it may see the films premiere on streaming service Peacock. [...]

July 26, 2021

The Beast Must Die: Full Trailer For HALLOWEEN KILLS

  David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills is set to open on 15 October 2021 and while we’ve had a couple of teasers for the film, this trailer is the first proper look at the horror sequel. Green’s follow-up to the 2018 hit, [...]

June 25, 2021

We Don’t Need A New Sequel To THE EXORCIST

Word from The Observer is that Blumhouse Productions and Morgan Creek are developing a sequel to The Exorcist with David Gordon Green. The news comes after Green’s 2018 sequel to Halloween grossed more than $255 million globally and [...]

December 22, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Dick Maas’ SINT

Sint (Saint) is a Dutch horror film that sees an evil Saint Nicholas descending on Amsterdam bringing death and terror, rather than the usual festive gifts. This 2010 Christmas-set horror comes from writer/director Dick Maas. Maas re-imagines the [...]

December 7, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Stuart W. Bedford’s GOOD TIDINGS

Good Tidings is a down and dirty low budget horror from director Stuart W. Bedford. This British has high aspirations, taking elements of classic horror movies like Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, John Carpenter’s classic siege movie [...]

November 23, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Kevin Greutert’s JACKALS

With an creepy opening ripped straight from John Carpenter’s Halloween (with a touch of Michael Mann’s Manhunter), Jackals gets off to a good start. This 2017 home invasion/siege movie gives you everything you could want from a genre film [...]

November 21, 2020

Clive Barker Joins HBO’s HELLRAISER As Executive Producer

Author and filmmaker Clive Barker has joined HBO’s new Hellraiser series as Executive Producer. Barker of course created the Hellraiser franchise, writing the novel, The Hellbound Heart which was the basis for the first film in 1987 – [...]

October 31, 2020

Teaser: Next HALLOWEEN KILLS

Like a lot of movie releases, David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The follow-up to the 2018 horror hit, Halloween should have been released by now, but instead it will open on 15 October 2021. [...]

October 30, 2020

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