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Movies To Watch This Christmas

Christmastime is here again and Movies In Focus is presenting you with a list of Christmas movies to watch over the festive season. Some are naughty and some are nice, but they’re definitely an intriguing selection of movies to light-up your [...]

December 4, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MAD MAX 2 – THE ROAD WARRIOR

George Miller – 1981.  Mad Max 2 (aka The Road Warrior) is a high energy science fiction sequel from director George Miller. Upping the action quota and the spectacle from the original, Mad Max 2 is a masterwork in action cinema – [...]

November 20, 2021

Mel Gibson Confirms That He’ll Direct LETHAL WEAPON 5

A few years ago Movies In Focus spoke with the great Richard Donner about the long-gestating fifth entry in the Lethal Weapon franchise. It looked like the film was close to getting made, but sadly the director passed away in June 2021, casting [...]

November 15, 2021

Trailer: Things Get DANGEROUS For Scott Eastwood & Mel Gibson

This trailer for Dangerous starts off in a pretty generic fashion, but things then get a bit really crazy as it moves on. It looks like it might just be a silly shoot-em-up with a good lead role for Scott Eastwood. Throw in support from the mighty [...]

October 24, 2021

Mel Gibson To Star In John Wick Series THE CONTINENTAL

The mighty Mel Gibson will make a (very) rare television appearance with in the forthcoming John Wick spin-off series, The Continental. The three part event series, produced for Starz by Lionsgate Television will serve as a prequel of sorts to the [...]

October 18, 2021

Mel Gibson Sits In The HOT SEAT

The mighty Mel Gibson is set to star in the new action-thriller, Hot Seat. James Cullen Bressack will direct the film which is set to start filming in New Mexico on 1 November 2021.  Based on a story by Leon Langford & Collin Watts, ‘Hot [...]

October 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE PATRIOT

Roland Emmerich – 2000. Master of Disaster, Roland Emmerich goes for a serious change of pace with The Patriot. Yes, this is still a huge scale Hollywood blockbuster, but its worlds away from the likes of Stargate and Independence Day.  The [...]

September 12, 2021

Notebook Reviews: PAYBACK

Brian Helgeland -1999. Payback is a slick but gritty modern film noir from writer-turned-director Brian Helgeland. Mel Gibson plays things somewhat against type as the anti-hero out for revenge after being double-crossed and left for dead. [...]

September 9, 2021

Notebook Reviews: LETHAL WEAPON

Richard Donner – 1987. Lethal Weapon is the movie that kick-started an incredible movie franchise – and the buddy movie sub-genre. Mel Gibson, Danny Glover and Richard Donner are on fine form in delivering this cracking thriller. The [...]

August 29, 2021

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