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Teaser Trailer For Christopher Nolan’s OPPENHEIMER

The very first teaser trailer for Christopher Nolan‘s Oppenheimer has arrived – and it very much fits into the director’s oeuvre. It’s precise, cool and a little clinical. This gives little away, but when the film is a year [...]

July 28, 2022

Great Chat Between Ben Affleck & Matt Damon

The focus of this chat between good friends Ben Affleck and Matt Damon is Affleck’s brilliant performance in Gavin O’Connor‘s 2020 movie The Way Back ( aka Finding The Way Back). Recorded in January 2021,  the conversation covers [...]

July 15, 2021

The Cannes Film Festival 2021 Lineup

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its line-up for its 2021 incarnation. President Pierre Lescure and General Delegate Thierry Frémaux announced the 61 titles for the festival, which will run from July 6-17 2021. Spike Lee is president of the [...]

June 3, 2021

Notebook Reviews: OCEAN’S 11

Steven Soderbergh – 2001 Wow! You really just can’t top this heist caper from the great Steven Soderbergh – and what a cast he’s assembled: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Elliot Gould and [...]

May 16, 2021

Trailer For STILLWATER Starring Matt Damon Runs Deep

This trailer For Stillwater starring Matt Damon runs deep. The fish out of water dramatic thriller from director Tom McCarthy sees Damon playing a father trying to help his daughter (Abigail Breslin) who has been imprisoned in Marseille for murder. [...]

May 11, 2021

George Clooney – The Last Of The Movie Stars

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The actor, who turned 60 years old on 6 May, 2021 is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do [...]

May 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

Anthony Minghella – 1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley is a highly entertaining and wonderfully presented thriller from director Anthony Minghella. The cast is first-rate (Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett and the always [...]

January 14, 2021

What If This Is AS GOOD AS IT GETS?

Every so often, Movies In Focus rewatches 1997’s As Good as It Gets. James L. Brooks‘ hit comedy scored Best Actor and Best Actress Academy Awards for Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt respectively. They’re both great in the film, as [...]

November 8, 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

Trailer For High Concept Matt Damon Dramedy DOWNSIZING

Here’s the official trailer for Alexander Payne’s Downsizing. The comedy-drama is Payne’s most expensive movie yet (around $70 million) and it’ll be interesting to see if it manages to score big with audiences. His flicks [...]

September 12, 2017

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