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Notebook Reviews: FOR LOVE OF THE GAME

Sam Raimi – 1999 For Love Of The Game is a major change of pace for horror director Sam Raimi. This baseball drama sees Kevin Costner excel as the ageing player forced to chose between his love for his girlfriend (Kelly Preston) and his love [...]

August 19, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MAGNOLIA

Paul Thomas Anderson – 1999 Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Magnolia is a modern movie masterpiece. This is a unique and interesting piece of cinema which delivers in every way. It’s long – but the story unfolds in [...]

August 7, 2021

Disastrous Screen Duos

From Homer Simpson to Joey Tribbianis, there’s something undeniably great about watching a loveable idiot blunder their way through life. Now, times that childish chaos by two and what do you get? A disastrous duo! We all love a bit of double [...]

January 23, 2021

MAGNOLIA Is Paul Thomas Anderson’s Masterpiece

In the humble opinion of Movies In Focus, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia is one of the great films of the last twenty-odd years.  Anderson’s epic L.A. tale features an excellent ensemble cast featuring a never better Tom Cruise, Julianne [...]

August 10, 2020

Another Fine Mess: STAN & OLLIE Teaser Poster

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Laurel & Hardy? Yes please. Kudos to the casting of Stan & Ollie and hats-off to the below teaser poster. The synopsis: The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is [...]

July 31, 2018

Bad Day At The Office: Dangerous Jobs On Film

Despite what everyone says, being an actor is hard work. You have to be on set for hours on end, day and night, constantly in the media spotlight, and often do crazy stunts for the purpose of authenticity. But no matter how hard that is, it [...]

January 26, 2017