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Trailer & Poster: AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER

The first teaser trailer and poster for James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water have arrived. Avatar conquered the cinematic landscape back in 2009 – but things have changed since then. The pic grossed more than $2.8 billion at the global [...]

May 12, 2022

Notebook Reviews: X-MEN

Bryan Singer – 2000. Bryan Singer‘s X-Men is a comic book movie which really delivers the goods in a big, big way. A strong screenplay, good character development and a top-notch cast (Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle [...]

December 4, 2021

Is BIRDMAN The Greatest Movie Of The 21st Century?

Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a palate cleanser that clears away the taste of over processed, generic Hollywood products. There’s a freshness to Alejandro González Iñárritu’s 2015 film that’s zesty and light, but [...]

September 5, 2021

The Great Robert Redford

The great Robert Redford turned 85 years old on 18 August 2021. One of the all-time great movie stars, Redford has alway been a politically active actor, although one who has spent a lot of time carefully crafting his screen image and a [...]

August 18, 2021

Trailer & Poster: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE

Absurdist comedy and CGI seem to be the order of the day for Andy Serkis‘ Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Tom Hardy is back as the Marvel Comics anti-hero and he’s joined by Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and the always great Woody [...]

May 10, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Willard Huyck’s HOWARD THE DUCK

Howard the Duck is an iconic film. The problem being that it is an iconic film for all the wrong reasons. Released in 1986, Howard (which is based on a 1970s Marvel Comic) had a huge budget, it was produced by Star Wars mastermind George Lucas and [...]

March 25, 2021

The Mighty Kurt Russell

The mighty Kurt Russell turned 70 years old on 17 March 2021. The iconic actor has had a long and varied career, starring in a variety of beloved cult classics and out-right global blockbusters. Russell brings a laid-back, blue-collar vibe to his [...]

March 17, 2021

Remembering 2017’s Misjudged JUSTICE LEAGUE

  Now that Zack Snyder’s Justice League is finally upon us (read the review), Movies In Focus thought it was a good time to visit the misjudged version of Justice League which was retooled by Joss Whedon and released back in 2017.  Unlike [...]

March 16, 2021

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