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Notebook Reviews: AMERICAN BEAUTY

Sam Mendes – 1999 Sam Mendes’ American Beauty is a film which improves with each viewing. The satire has a great Academy Award winning performance from Kevin Spacey at the centre of it  (edit: are we allowed to still say that?). The [...]

January 21, 2021

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

Obituary: Director Joel Schumacher Dies Aged 80

The mighty Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. Having quietly battled cancer for a year, he finally succumbed to the disease. Movies In Focus has always been impressed by Schumacher’s visual flair and technique for storytelling. [...]

June 23, 2020

THE PREDATOR: Getting The Gang Together

A motley crew is defined as an assembly of individuals of various backgrounds, appearance, and character that come together for a single cause. Utilising this as the centrepiece of a narrative has been a hallmark of cinema for many years now, [...]

September 4, 2018

HOUSE OF CARDS Season 5 Trailer Trumps Others

We are at the point where House Of Cards will have to work incredibly hard to compare to the reality of the world that we live in. I’m not going to judge, just show the latest trailer for the latest series of this Netflix produced show. [...]

May 1, 2017

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