joel schumacher

BATMAN RETURNS 25 Years Later

Batman Returns opened on June 19th 1992 – an unbelievable 25 years ago. The film is still the greatest Batman film ever made. I remember the first sequence I saw from the film – it was from the rooftop fight between Michael Keaton‘s [...]

June 19, 2017

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

Zack Snyder Gives Us A Better Look At The Batmobile

The Batmobile has been spotted out and about on the streets of Detroit and the internet has been awash with photographs of Batman’s ride as filming on Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice takes place. Director Zack Snyder has countered this by [...]

September 13, 2014

DC On TV: THE FLASH And GOTHAM Become Worth Watching

I had no interest in watching the new television version of DC’s The Flash, or the Batman prequel series (not featuring Batman), Gotham. That all changed a few days ago when the casting go pretty cool. First-up, it has been announced that John [...]

February 15, 2014

DVD Review: Go Ape With KONGA

Your interest in Konga will depend on your interest in old B-movies. If you think that bad acting and terrible effects mean that a movie is simply appalling then I suggest that you give it a miss. However, if you revel in camp performances, [...]

March 12, 2013

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part One)

Many films come out every year with critics and fans alike, compiling lists of their bests and worsts. There are also many films that fall between the cracks, only to be discovered years later. Many critics believe that one of the best years in [...]

May 14, 2012

Interview: Writer Kurt Sutter

  Kurt Sutter. If you don’t already know the name remember it. Sutter has a few high profile films coming out over the next couple pf years. I questioned him about the new Punisher film and he was very frank with his answers (get it? Frank). [...]

April 7, 2012

George Clooney: Movie Star Part 1

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The man is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do so here. I’m going to take a look at his [...]

April 6, 2012

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