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Why Ben Affleck Was A Great BATMAN

Ben Affleck was a great Batman and the perfect fit for a screen incarnation of Bob Kane’s iconic superhero. Movies In Focus thought that Affleck would make a great Batman going back to Good Will Hunting and Armageddon. He had the build and the [...]

April 11, 2020

Tim Burton’s BATMAN

In 1988 director Tim Burton was working on his second feature, Beetlejuice, at Warner Bros, when the director was offered a Batman film. For the first time in a decade, the project gathered real momentum. Bringing along his Beetlejuice star Michael [...]

April 11, 2020

The Best Scene In Tim Burton’s BATMAN

Tim Burton‘s Batman is 30 years old. It’s crazy to write that – I remember seeing it on the big screen back in 1989. I was nine years old. Thirty years before 1989 was 1959 – a very different era. The world went Batman crazy [...]

June 23, 2019

Against All Good Sense…The DUMBO Trailer

I know Dumbo isn’t for me – but against all odds, I know I’ll see this Disney remake. Tim Burton reuniting with Michael Keaton after 27 years. Colin Farrell. Danny Elfman. This shouldn’t be for me, but… Dumbo opens in [...]

November 15, 2018

Umm, Yeah Here’s The Trailer For Tim Burton’s DUMBO

Movies In Focus isn’t the target audience for Disney’s new live action take on Dumbo (i.e. 30+ male). In fact, I shouldn’t even be writing about it. However, it’s directed by Tim Burton and it stars Colin Farrell and Michael [...]

June 13, 2018

BATMAN RETURNS 25 Years Later

Batman Returns opened on June 19th 1992 – an unbelievable 25 years ago. The film is still the greatest Batman film ever made. I remember the first sequence I saw from the film – it was from the rooftop fight between Michael Keaton‘s [...]

June 19, 2017

Michael Keaton Reunites With Tim Burton For DUMBO!

  A live action version of Dumbo didn’t seem like an exciting prospect when it was first announced. However, the casting for the Tim Burton dirceed Disney flick got interesting with Eva Green, Danny DeVito and Colin Farrell joining the cast. [...]

April 5, 2017

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