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Uncovering Curiosities: Ben Young’s HOUNDS OF LOVE

Maybe don’t think about the Kate Bush song. Having said that, 2016’s Hounds Of Love is a dark and violent Antipodean thriller that will probably send you Running Up That Hill, Breathing heavily and maybe screaming Babooshka! This pic [...]

June 5, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME

George Miller and George Ogilvie – 1985 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome might not be as violent as its predecessors, but it does have a lot of charm. Funny and dangerous in equal measure, this once again delivers great cartoon-style action. The [...]

April 13, 2021

Notebook Reviews: HEAVEN’S BURNING

Craig Lahiff – 1997 Heaven’s Burning is a violent and darkly comic Australian road movie starring Russell Crowe. Craig Lahiff’s film has a Bonnie & Clyde meets Mad Max vibe and it is crammed full of bizarre characters and [...]

November 20, 2020

The Brutal Beauty Of Mel Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE

Mel Gibson is a director who has always been able to portray violence in an almost balletic fashion. Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto all have sequences which are shot with a brutal beauty and Gibson’s 2016 film Hacksaw [...]

May 23, 2020

The Best Movies To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

The world is slowly shutting down due to COVID-19. The Coronavirus means a lot of people across the globe will be locking themselves in, self isolating and keeping away from the general population. These are unprecedented times. Cinemas across the [...]

March 16, 2020

The Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century…So Far

Movies In Focus was inspired to put together a Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century list after reading the recent piece in Empire which listed the top movies of the century as voted for by the magazine’s readers. It was a pretty damning list [...]

January 21, 2020

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