julianne moore

Remembering The Cinematic Atrocity That Is MOVIE 43

Movie 43  totally beefed-it at the box office during its theatrical release in 2013 but its $6 million budget mean that it tuned a profit after grossing $8.8 million at the US box office and $32.4 million globally. This comes despite a top tier [...]

August 17, 2020

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

Notebook Reviews: THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK

Steven Spielberg – 1997  Steven Spielberg makes a sub-standard sequel to Jurassic Park. The Lost World: Jurassic Park features are some good set pieces, but this fails to match-up to the 1993 original. The special effects are a tad ropey when [...]

April 18, 2020

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE Trailer

It looks like business as usual in this first trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, with Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges all come along for the franchise payday [...]

April 25, 2017

Oscars 2015: The Winners At The 87th Academy Awards

Rejoice now that Birdman has won Best Picture and Best director at the 87th Academy Awards (along with Best Screenplay and Cinematography). Alejandro G Inarritu’s film might just be a modern masterpiece – but it’s a crying shame that Michael [...]

February 23, 2015

OSCARS 2015: A Full List Of Nominations; BIRDMAN Flies High

The Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) nominations have been announced and it’s fantastic to see Michael Keaton score a nod for Best Actor. It was never in doubt of course, as Keaton has been the frontrunner for some time due to his sterling work in [...]

January 15, 2015

BAFTA Awards 2015: A Full List Of Nominations

The 2015 Bafta Nominations have been announced and as usual there are some surprises scattered (Under The Skin for Outstanding British Film) throughout and some not so surprising announcements (The Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game). [...]

January 10, 2015

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