mark gatiss

Uncovering Curiosities: Mick Jackson’s DENIAL

Director Mick Jackson’s Denial is an enjoyable and well put together courtroom drama. This is the kind of thing Hollywood used to do so well in the ‘80s and ‘90s, before this type of film migrated to the small screen. Jackson’s film is [...]

March 14, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Douglas Hickox’s THEATRE OF BLOOD

As a horror icon, Vincent Price was beloved by many, however he never felt that he got the respect that he deserved as an actor (he was right – he didn’t). Critics often lambasted Price for his ‘hammy performances’ and this irked Price. [...]

January 15, 2021

The CINEMAGIC FILM FESTIVAL Goes Virtual For 2020

Many, many years ago Movies In Focus volunteered at the brilliant and iconic Cinemagic International Film Festival. This means that the Belfast based festival has a special place in my heart. Now, Cinemagic is going virtual for its 31st [...]

September 15, 2020

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