michael clayton

Uncovering Curiosities: Dan Gilroy’s ROMAN J. ISRAEL ESQ.

A rare Denzel Washington film that failed to connect with audiences, Roman J. Israel, Esq. is the star’s lowest grossing film since Mississippi Masala back in 1992. Budgeted at $22 million, the 2017 legal drama grossed just $11.9 million in [...]

October 18, 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

The End Of MICHAEL CLAYTON Is One Of The All Time Greats

Written and directed by Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton is a cracking legal thriller starring George Clooney as a ‘fixer for a New York law firm who gets in over his over his head when he’s tasked to handle an internal crisis. This final [...]

April 26, 2020

The Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century…So Far

Movies In Focus was inspired to put together a Top 100 Films Of The 21st Century list after reading the recent piece in Empire which listed the top movies of the century as voted for by the magazine’s readers. It was a pretty damning list [...]

January 21, 2020

MICHAEL CLAYTON – The End

This final scene from Tony Gilroy‘s Michael Clayton might be one of the all-time greats. George Clooney delivers some great acting in this sequence, with no dialogue. It’s all in the [...]

June 26, 2018