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This Is Not A Review: Tentative TENET Thoughts

Movies In Focus finally saw Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet. Like many, it was my first time in the cinema for a long time – and the way things are going it’s going to be the last visit for another while. This isn’t really a review [...]

November 1, 2020

Notebook Reviews: WILD WILD WEST

Barry Sonnenfeld – 1999 Director Barry Sonnefeld‘s Wild Wild Wild West is much better than the reviews make out. Will Smith and Kevin Kline are on fine form, although the latter is under-used. Kenneth Branagh and Salma Hayek offer-up [...]

October 31, 2020

Christopher Nolan’s Swiss Watch

As a director,  Christopher Nolan has had a pretty impressive cinematic run: Following (1998) Memento (2000) Insomnia (2002) Batman Begins (2005) The Prestige (2006) The Dark Knight (2008) Inception (2010) The Dark Knight Rises (2012), [...]

September 6, 2020

When WILD WILD WEST Almost Derailed Will Smith’s Career

Wicki- Wicki- Wild Wild West. Director Barry Sonnenfeld’s Wild Wild West was seen as the sure fire hit of the summer of 1999 (well, alongside Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace). Will Smith, July 4th Weekend and a bucket load of CGI. The [...]

July 4, 2020

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