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The Irreplaceable Carrie Fisher

The great Carrie Fisher will forever be associated with the Star Wars movies. After all, Fisher played the iconic Princess Leia across six films in the George Lucas originated franchise. However, there was much more to Fisher than that one role. She [...]

October 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE CONVERSATION

Francis Ford Coppola – 1974. Written, produced, and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Conversation is a wonderfully paced dramatic thriller. Gene Hackman is excellent as always the surveillance who believes that one of his subjects might [...]

October 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Steven Spielberg – 1981. Movies do not get more entertaining than Steven Spielberg‘s Raiders Of The Lost Ark. It’s glorious fun from beginning to end and Harrison Ford is perfect as Indiana Jones, the archeologist caught-up [...]

October 7, 2021

Notebook Reviews: AIR FORCE ONE

Wolfgang Petersen – 1997. German director Wolfgang Petersen‘s Air Force One is an entertaining action film with a good turn from the always reliable Harrison Ford. Ford plays the US President tackling terrorists on the titular aircraft, [...]

September 13, 2021

Remembering Ridley Scott’s BLADE RUNNER

A time of replicants, spinners and off-world colonies Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner takes place in 2019. While the reality of Scott’s film hasn’t come true, we do have enough elements in our present to show that things have changed and the [...]

September 10, 2021

When Movies In Focus Met Harrison Ford

Movies In Focus has been covering movies for quite a long time and I’ve met a lot of famous and talented people along the way. But meeting Harrison Ford was something else. Ford is notoriously press-shy and he doesn’t suffer fools gladly. [...]

July 13, 2021

Harrison Ford Injured On The Set Of INDIANA JONES 5

The great Harrison Ford has injured his shoulder on the set of the fifth  Indiana Jones movie. The injury occurred when the 78-year-old star was rehearsing a fight scene for the James Mangold directed film.  A statement from Disney said “In [...]

June 23, 2021

Remembering The Great Gene Wilder

The great Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman on 11 June 1933. The actor first caught attention in Arthur Penn’s 1967 hit Bonnie And Clyde, before a career making role opposite Zero Mostel in Mel Brooks’ The Producers (1968),  for which he [...]

June 11, 2021

The Mighty George Lucas

Writer-director-producer George Lucas turned 77 years old on 14 May 2021.  Nobody has influenced cinema and popular culture over the last five decades quite like Lucas. THX 1138, American Graffiti, Star Wars and Indiana Jones have inspired [...]

May 14, 2021

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