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The Genius Of Matthew Weiner’s MAD MEN

Created by Matthew Weiner, Mad Men became something of a cultural phenomenon when it aired for seven seasons between 2007 and 2015. Set in a New York advertising agency on Madison Avenue between 1960s and 1970, the time-frame gave the show [...]

January 21, 2022

Putting Baby In The Corner: The Frustration Of BABY DRIVER

With a title which riffs on the Simon & Garfunkel song from their Bridge Over Troubled Water album, director Edgar Wright‘s 2017 film, Baby Driver is an energetic action-comedy/musical which is as entertaining as it is frustrating. Wright [...]

August 27, 2020

Fletch Lives! Jon Hamm To Star In FLETCH Reboot

In recent years Jon Hamm has failed to capitalise on his role as Don Draper in Mad Men. It’s as if Hollywood didn’t know what to do with him. Finally, he might just have the perfect part to play – Fletch.  The character, created [...]

July 15, 2020

BAD TIMES Ahead

Any film with Jeff Bridges, Jon Hamm, Dakota Johnson and Chris Hemsworth hits the must watch list. Bad Times At The El Royale here we [...]

January 26, 2019

DVD Review: Comedy TAG Has A Game Cast But That’s About It

Based on a true story which became the Wall Street Journal article, It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being It by Russell Adams, Tag stars Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress and Jake Johnson as a group of life-long friends who have [...]

November 6, 2018

Jon Hamm Is Too Good For TAG

Movies In Focus doesn’t really like comedy – but I do like Jon Hamm. However, I’m torn by Tag. This looks stupid (really stupid) – but I’ll always support the Hamm after Mad Men. He’s too good for this [...]

March 20, 2018

Trailer: Jon Hamm And Rosamund Pike Go To BEIRUT

Jon Hamm in a political thriller directed by Brad Anderson and written by Tony Gilroy? You got me right there. This won’t be an easy sell to the popcorn munching masses, but it should find an audience – if it’s as good as it [...]

January 13, 2018

Is Ben Affleck Really Done As BATMAN?

Back in February it was reported that Ben Affleck wanted out of his contract as Batman. This was around the time he dropped out as director of The Batman (and took a hit for the critical and commercial failure of the rather great Live By Night) [...]

July 22, 2017

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