mad men

Putting Baby In The Corner: The Frustration Of BABY DRIVER

With a title which riffs on the Simon & Garfunkel song from their Bridge Over Troubled Water album, director Edgar Wright‘s 2017 film, Baby Driver is an energetic action-comedy/musical which is as entertaining as it is frustrating. Wright [...]

August 27, 2020

Fletch Lives! Jon Hamm To Star In FLETCH Reboot

In recent years Jon Hamm has failed to capitalise on his role as Don Draper in Mad Men. It’s as if Hollywood didn’t know what to do with him. Finally, he might just have the perfect part to play – Fletch.  The character, created [...]

July 15, 2020

Remembering Matthew Weiner’s MAD MEN

Are you looking for something to watch during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 shutdown? Why did give Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men a go? Mad Men became a cultural phenomenon when it aired for seven seasons between 2007 and 2015. Set in a New York [...]

April 16, 2020

Jon Hamm Is Too Good For TAG

Movies In Focus doesn’t really like comedy – but I do like Jon Hamm. However, I’m torn by Tag. This looks stupid (really stupid) – but I’ll always support the Hamm after Mad Men. He’s too good for this [...]

March 20, 2018

LETHAL WEAPON: Clayne Crawford Is The New Mel Gibson

Clayne Crawford is the new Martin Riggs. Crawford has been cast as the lead in the TV reboot of Lethal Weapon, taking on the role made famous by Mel Gibson in Dick Donner’s seminal action franchise. Movies In Focus is against the idea of a Lethal [...]

March 12, 2016

1 2 3