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Obituary: Director Michael Apted Dies Aged 79

Director Michael Apted has passed away at the age of 79.  Apted was a director with a remarkably varied career, who first came to prominence for directing the Up documentary series which started in 1964. The series followed 14 children from [...]

January 9, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Boorman’s ZARDOZ

John Boorman’s Zardoz can be blamed for being a lot of things, but predictable isn’t one of them. This 1974 starrer for Sean Connery bucks convention on all levels and Boorman delivers one of the oddest science fiction movies ever to star an [...]

November 3, 2020

This Is Not A Review: Tentative TENET Thoughts

Movies In Focus finally saw Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet. Like many, it was my first time in the cinema for a long time – and the way things are going it’s going to be the last visit for another while. This isn’t really a review [...]

November 1, 2020

Obituary: Sean Connery 1930 – 2020

Sean Connery has died at the age of 90 years old at his home in the Bahamas. The Scottish acting icon won an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes over the course his career. Born Thomas Sean Connery on 25 August 1930 in Edinburgh, [...]

October 31, 2020

Johnny Depp’s MORTDECAI Was Never Given A Chance

Johnny Depp’s performances have become synonymous with silly costumes and even sillier accents. Both of these affectations are present and correct in Mortdecai but they add to the 2015 film’s overall general over-the-top tone. David [...]

October 21, 2020

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