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Notebook Reviews: JURASSIC PARK

Steven Spielberg – 1993. Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is great fun. It’s an excellent adaptation of Michael Crichton‘s best-selling novel and Spielberg doesn’t get bogged down in too much of the book’s [...]

November 6, 2021

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

Uncovering Curiosities: Robert Altman’s NASHVILLE

The great Robert Altman is regarded as the master of sprawling multi-narrative films and Nashville is probably the film that captures the legendary director’s cinematic style most. This 1975 film follows a group of people as their lives intersect [...]

September 10, 2020

Wes Anderson’s ISLE OF DOGS Isn’t Just For Kids

The general gist is that Movies In Focus are rarely does animation – but Wes Anderson‘s 2018 film Isle of Dogs is a mini-masterpiece Anderson’s stop-motion feature is a gem of a movie. It might be animated, but this exceptionally put [...]

July 7, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK

Steven Spielberg – 1997  Steven Spielberg makes a sub-standard sequel to Jurassic Park. The Lost World: Jurassic Park features are some good set pieces, but this fails to match-up to the 1993 original. The special effects are a tad ropey when [...]

April 18, 2020

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