michael keaton

Remembering 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 [...]

June 23, 2021

An Introduction To BATMAN

I’d always loved films growing up., James Bond, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, any action adventure film amazed me and captured not only my attention but my imagination, I still have vivid memories of sitting in front of the television reading the [...]

June 23, 2021

New Costume Teases For THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL

Movies In Focus is mainly excited about director Andy Muschietti‘s The Flash because it marks Michael Keaton’s return to the role of Batman for the first time in thirty years and because it’s Ben Affleck‘s cinematic swan [...]

June 19, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Joseph Ruben’s PENTHOUSE NORTH

Actors don’t get any better than Michael Keaton – they really don’t. Keaton doesn’t work nearly enough and it is always welcome to see him on screen. He gets the lead role in director Joseph Ruben’s 2013 thriller Penthouse [...]

April 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: CLEAN AND SOBER

Glenn Gordon Caron – 1988[ usr 4 text=”false”] Moonlighting creator Glenn Gordon Caron and star Michael Keaton go for a serious change of pace with Clean And Sober. This is a fantastic drama that features a brilliant performance [...]

March 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: PACIFIC HEIGHTS

John Schlesinger – 1990 Pacific Heights is a gripping psychological thriller from director John Schlesinger. Melanie Griffith and Matthew Modine are great as the young couple who buy a house and bring in tenants to help cover the bills. [...]

January 19, 2021

Joel Schumacher’s BATMAN

In 1995 Joel Schumacher took over the directing reins of the Batman franchise from Tim Burton for Batman Forever. Recasting Batman and replacing Michael Keatonwith the younger and more athletic Val Kilmer – this version of Batman was more [...]

January 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: JACKIE BROWN

Quentin Tarantino – 1997 Although it’s not quite as good as Pulp Fiction (few films could be), Jackie Brown is brilliant piece of filmmaking from Quentin Tarantino. This Elmore Leonard adaptation is an engrossing, laid-back [...]

December 30, 2020

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