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The Legendary Ennio Morricone Dies At The Age Of 91

The great Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The Italian film composer sadly passed away in Rome following complications from a fall. Morricone was probably best known for his work with Sergio Leone, the most famous being the 1966 Clint [...]

July 6, 2020

John Carpenter’s ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13

Released in 1976, Assault On Precinct 13 was John Carpenter’s second feature film after the low budget science fiction film Dark Star. The film is a homage to the great Howard Hawks and it’s a riff’s on the director’s 1959 [...]

June 29, 2020

Notebook Reviews: HALLOWEEN H20: 20 YEARS LATER

Steve Miner – 1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is the seventh entry in the Halloween franchise. Steve Miner’s film lacks the suspense of John Carpenter‘s 1978 original, but it’s good to see Jamie Lee Curtis back as Laurie [...]

March 27, 2020

More Movies To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

Movies In Focus has already delivered one list of essential movies to watch during COVID-19/Coronavirus shutdown. Things are having a serious post apocalyptic feel – a real dystopian future vibe is taking hold of the planet. We’re all [...]

March 18, 2020

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