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Remembering The Mighty Joel Schumacher

The mighty Joel Schumacher was born on the 29 August 1939 – the same year that Batman made his first appearance.  As one of the all-time great directors, he helmed a wonderful selection of films that included everything from The Incredible [...]

August 29, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Schrader’s THE WALKER

Paul Schrader’s 2007 film, The Walker clearly shows the writer/director exorcising the demons of Exorcist: Dominion, by revisiting similar territory to his earlier film American Gigolo. Schrader delivers a thriller that delves into the darker side [...]

September 27, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Robert Altman’s NASHVILLE

The great Robert Altman is regarded as the master of sprawling multi-narrative films and Nashville is probably the film that captures the legendary director’s cinematic style most. This 1975 film follows a group of people as their lives intersect [...]

September 10, 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