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OBI-WAN KENOBI Gets Poster & Series Debut Date

For a long time Movies In Focus has said that Obi-Wan Kenobi is the most exciting development to happen to the Star Wars universe since The Force Awakens was announced. I can’t wait to see Ewan McGregor back in his Jedi robes for the new [...]

February 10, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Joel Edgerton’s THE GIFT

Joel Edgerton made his directorial debut with 2015’s The Gift, a thriller that is very much in the vein of the dramatic thrillers of the 1980s and 1990s (it has shades of the 1992 Kurt Russell/ Ray Liotta thriller Unlawful Entry). The Gift [...]

July 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: KING ARTHUR

Antoine Fuqua – 2004 King Arthur is a hugely disappointing production from the usually very reliable Jerry Bruckheimer. This Antoine Fuqua directed film is a terrible cinematic interpretation of the Arthurian legend. The visuals are bland, the [...]

June 18, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: David Michôd’s ANIMAL KINGDOM

David Michôd’s 2010 film Animal Kingdom is a multi-layered tale which follows a Melbourne crime family – the Cody’s led by Jackie Weaver’s matriarch “Smurf”. Loosely based on the Pettingill family, who took on the Melbourne police in [...]

April 5, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Gavin O’Connor’s JANE GOT A GUN

The popularity for the western ebbs and flows and every time the genre looks ready to be put out to pasture, along comes a film which re-energises it and kicks-off a whole new spate of ‘oaters’. However, for every Dances With Wolves or True Grit [...]

September 21, 2020

Go Mel! Full List Of Golden Globe Nominations

The nominations for the 74th Golden Globe Awards have been announced – and Mel Gibson‘s Hacksaw Ridge has a strong showing (seven nods, same as La La Land). That’s what I call a comeback. Go Mel! A whole host of Movies In Focus [...]

December 12, 2016

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