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Notebook Reviews: SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE

Richard Donner – 1978 Richard Donner‘s Superman is one of the great comic book adaptions – and it’s as close to a living comic book as you could possibly get.  Christopher Reeve is flawless as the Man Of Steel and Gene [...]

May 11, 2021

Remembering 2017’s Misjudged JUSTICE LEAGUE

  Now that Zack Snyder’s Justice League is finally upon us (read the review), Movies In Focus thought it was a good time to visit the misjudged version of Justice League which was retooled by Joss Whedon and released back in 2017.  Unlike [...]

March 16, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: The Wachowski’s JUPITER ASCENDING

Jupiter Ascending is the Wachowskis’ best film since 1999’s The Matrix. The 2015 film may be over-stuffed with ideas and have enough plot to fill a trilogy but you can’t fault the spectacle that the siblings have put onscreen. The story is a [...]

February 20, 2021

Remembering 2017’s JUSTICE LEAGUE

The recent news that Zack Snyder is finally getting the opportunity to complete and release his cut of Justice League on HBO Max got me thinking about the 2017 superhero mash-up.  Unlike the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the DC Comics Extended [...]

May 23, 2020

Blu-ray Review: THE TIME TUNNEL Is Classic 1960s TV Sci-Fi

Irwin Allen’s The Time Tunnel is a glorious piece of 1960s television. The sci-fi show, which ran from 1966-1967 sees Robert Colbert and James Darren as Doug and Tony, two men working on an experimental US government time travel operation called [...]

December 3, 2018

STAR WARS EPISODE IX: Old Faces & New Hopes

J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars Episode IX is gearing-up for the start of principal photography at Pinewood Studios on 1 August. That means all the casting pieces are beginning to fall into place. It’s no surprise the likes of Daisy Ridley, Adam [...]

July 28, 2018

Teaser & Images: Prepare To Get LOST IN SPACE…Again

Movies In Focus has a certain soft spot for Lost In Space. I loved watching reruns of the 1960s show on a Sunday morning when I was growing up and I might even have the energy to defend the 1998 big screen reboot with William Hurt and Matt LeBlanc [...]

February 21, 2018

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