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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

Notebook Reviews: TOUCH OF EVIL

Orson Welles – 1958 Charlton Heston playing a Mexican? The remastered version of the mighty Orson Welles‘ Touch Of Evil is an absolute master-class in style and direction. Welles creates some brilliant atmosphere in the Mexican [...]

September 11, 2020

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

New HITCHCOCK Poster, Film Enters Oscar Race

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the first poster for director Sacha Gervasi’s Hitchcock. The film charts the making of Psycho and Hitchcock’s relationship with his wife, Alma. The drama stars Anthony Hopkins as the legendary director, [...]

September 21, 2012