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Uncovering Curiosities: Panos Costamos’ MANDY 

Director Panos Costamos throws away the rule book for revenge movies and fashions a dream-like piece of cinematic carnage with his 2018 movie, Mandy. It’s a cosmic piece of cinema which plays like a half-remembered dream which was fuelled by a [...]

May 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: PANDAEMONIUM

Julien Temple – 2000 Julien Temple‘s Pandaemonium is a visually impressive and very watchable biopic charting the relationship between Samuel Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The cast impresses and both John Hannah and Linus Roach are [...]

March 3, 2021

Mayhem Film Festival 2018: Days One & Two

Kicking-off in Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema, the first two days of the 14th Mayhem Film Festival brought together a wonderful selection of genre films introduced by Chris Cook and Steven Sheil. Movies In Focus was once again on-hand to bring [...]

October 13, 2018

Mind-Bending Trailer For Nicolas Cage Revenge Flick MANDY

I didn’t know what to expect when I hit the play button on this trailer for Mandy but boy, does it pack a punch. Stylistically powerful and intense, Mandy looks like it could be Nicolas Cage‘s best movie in years. The visuals on display [...]

June 30, 2018