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Notebook Reviews: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Steven Spielberg – 1981. Movies do not get more entertaining than Steven Spielberg‘s Raiders Of The Lost Ark. It’s glorious fun from beginning to end and Harrison Ford is perfect as Indiana Jones, the archeologist caught-up [...]

October 7, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ZERO EFFECT

Jake Kasdan – 1998. Zero Effect is an entertaining comedy-thriller with good characters and some intriguing plot developments. It’s a strong writing and directing debut for Jake Kasdan – son of the great Lawrence Kasdan. This is an [...]

August 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: WYATT EARP

Lawrence Kasdan – 1993 Directed, produced and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan, Wyatt Earp is a great looking historical epic. However, this western just doesn’t work despite a lot of great elements. It’s not bad, it’s just [...]

July 16, 2021

Admitting When You’re Wrong – SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

I’ll throw my hands up and say that I didn’t think Solo: A Star Wars Story was a good idea. The way I looked at it, who wanted to see a Han Solo movie without Harrison Ford? Add some production squabbles and reshoots and it seemed like [...]

August 10, 2020

Becoming Solo: New SOLO: A Star Wars Story Featurette

The six-year-old locked deep inside Movies In Focus really wants to see Solo: A Star Wars Story. What ’80s kid wouldn’t want more Han Solo? I’m older and supposedly wiser now, but I’m cautiously curious about this. I enjoy [...]

April 30, 2018

Behind The Frame: STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS On IMAX

Star Wars: The Force Awakens looks like a visual feast. The images and textures have more in common with George Lucas’ original trilogy than his prequel films. It’ll be a sight to behold and maybe you should spring for some extra cast and see it [...]

December 12, 2015

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