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Bruce Willis Retires From Acting Because Of Health Issues

The family of Bruce Willis has announced that the 67-year-old star is “stepping away” from acting because of health issues. Willis has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, a condition which impacts cognitive abilities – it can affect [...]

March 31, 2022

Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

October is when the nights get darker and more mysterious. It’s the month where people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies as Halloween approaches.  Movies In Focus has put together a [...]

October 2, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Dave Franco’s THE RENTAL

  Actor Dave Franco makes a strong directorial debut with The Rental. The concept of the film might not be wholly original, but Franco litters the film with enough well played characterisation and tense moments to make it well worth your time.  [...]

September 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE SIXTH SENSE

M. Night Shyamalan – 1999 Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan‘s The Sixth Sense is a masterpiece. There might be a (superb) twist ending, but Shyamalan’s film manages to hold-up despite repeated viewings. The direction and the [...]

August 3, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Michael Petroni’s BACKTRACK

Writer-director Michael Petroni’s 2015 film, Backtrack is a surprising horror movie that’s much better than a lot of recent genre releases. This well-acted Australian chiller stars Adrien Brody as a psychologist who must face past demons in [...]

July 31, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: M. Night Shyamalan’s THE VISIT

M.Night Shyamalan’s The Visit was a film which saw the director beginning to refind his groove. It doesn’t deliver on the mastery he showed with The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs and The Village. That was a fantastic run of features and [...]

July 23, 2021

Yippee Ki-Yay Bruce Willis

The mighty Bruce Willis turned 66 years old on 19 March 2021.  Willis will always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television [...]

March 19, 2021

Get Your First Look At M.Night Shyamalan’s OLD

This Big Game Spot from the 2021 Super Bowl is the first look at M.Night Shyamalan‘s latest thriller, Old. It’s only 30 seconds long but it gives you a feel for the film which involves a group caught in some sort of time warp during a [...]

February 8, 2021

FrightFest 2020 Review: BLOOD HARVEST

Blood Harvest (aka The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw) is a curious horror film from writer-director Thomas Robert Lee. It’s a well acted genre piece which starts slow but it gains momentum as it goes along, offering-up enough intrigue to keep its [...]

November 6, 2020

25 Great Horror Movies To Watch This October

October is the month where people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies in the lead-up to Halloween. Movies In Focus has put together a list of 25 great horror movies. Some of them are classics films and others [...]

October 4, 2020

Trailer For Horror Film THE CURSE OF AUDREY EARNSHAW

  Movies In Focus caught The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw when it played at the Fantasia Festival in 2020. The horror film from writer-director Thomas Robert Lee is a well acted genre piece which starts slow but it gains momentum as it goes along, [...]

September 11, 2020

Cast Set For M.Night Shyamalan’s Mystery Movie

Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin McKenzie, Aaron Pierre, Alex Wolff and Vicky Krieps are currently  in negotiations to star in M.Night Shymalan‘s next cinematic endeavour. Nothing is known about the mysterious untitled project other than it’s [...]

May 9, 2020

Shyamalan’s SIGNS Still Shines In These COVID-19 Times

Released in 2002, M.Night Shyamalan‘s Signs is a masterful Hitchcockian thriller about a low-key alien invasion. Alfred Hitchcock‘s The Birds was clearly an inspiration for the writer-director. Dripping with fear of the unknown and an [...]

April 6, 2020

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