halloween

New HALLOWEEN Poster; John Carpenter Confirmed For Score

The poster for the David Gordon Green’s Halloween sequel has dropped – and it shows a familiar face. Old Michael Myers is back to bring terror to the leafy streets of Haddonfield, Illinois and it has been confined that John Carpenter [...]

April 21, 2018

Notes On John Carpenter’s THE FOG

Movies In Focus introduced The Fog (1980) at Nottingham’s National Justice Museum as part of a John Carpenter Season (find out more). Guests were treated to a foggy display in the Shire Hall (see below) and a ghost tour before watching the [...]

March 12, 2018

Deliver Us From Evil: Iconic Horror Characters

  For the first time since 2006, Friday the thirteenth falls in October. While this news might get paraskevidekatriaphobics (look it up, fact fans) in a spin, the rest of us can use it as an opportunity to get into the Halloween spirit a whole 18 [...]

October 13, 2017

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

Blu-ray Review: Have A Horrific Fall Break With THE MUTILATOR

The Mutilator (aka Fall Break) is a 1984 slasher film directed by Buddy Cooper and John Douglass. It might not be one of the genre’s best entries but it has a few good moments to keep old-school schlock fans happy though the casual viewer might [...]

February 21, 2016

Teaser Trailer For Christmas-Set Horror GOOD TIDINGS

Back in July Movies In Focus brought you news of Good Tidings, a Christmas-set horror movie with a 2016 release. Now we get our first glimpse of the flick, which aims to riff on classic genre movies like Black Christmas, Halloween, Texas Chainsaw [...]

October 18, 2015

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