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Danger Man: Remembering Patrick McGoohan

In the 1960s Patrick McGoohan starred as John Drake in Danger Man, and then as Number 6 in Danger Man’s unofficial spin-off The Prisoner, a surreal but iconic show that has gone down in cult-legend despite only lasting seventeen episodes. The [...]

October 17, 2020

Killer Christmas: First Look At Mel Gibson’s FATMAN

Saban Films has scored the US rights to Fatman, the Christmas themed action comedy starring Mel Gibson as Santa Claus. Th Eshom and Ian Nelms directed film sees a 12 year-old hire a hitman (Walton Goggins) to kill Gibson’s Santa Claus after [...]

September 10, 2020

Why Mel Gibson Is Still A FORCE OF NATURE

The mighty Mel Gibson‘s latest release, Force Of Nature (read the Movies In Focus review) proves he’s still a movie star to be reckoned with and that he can still command the screen like few actors. Gibson might have supporting part [...]

June 30, 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

Mel Gibson & Richard Donner On The Set Of LETHAL WEAPON

The mighty Richard Donner’s Lethal Weapon is one of the great action films of the 1980s. Shane Black wrote the screenplay (his first produced script) for the 1987 release, which broke the rules of action cinema. Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are [...]

May 22, 2020

Sandwich Time: Vince Vaughn In DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE

S. Craig Zahler’s Dragged Across Concrete is a deeply nihilistic tale which adds grit and gravel to the buddy-cop picture. Beautifully crafted and brutal, Dragged Across Concrete is a weighty crime drama with sterling performances from Mel [...]

April 26, 2020

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