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Alan Ladd Jr Dies Aged 84

Famed studio chief and film producer Alan Ladd Jr. Ladd has died at the age of 84. Born on 22 October 1937, Ladd was the son of Shane actor Alan Ladd and he started his Hollywood career as a Hollywood agent in the 1960s. Moving to London in the [...]

March 3, 2022

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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