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Obituary: Director Joel Schumacher Dies Aged 80

The mighty Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. Having quietly battled cancer for a year, he finally succumbed to the disease. Movies In Focus has always been impressed by Schumacher’s visual flair and technique for storytelling. [...]

June 23, 2020

Nicolas Cage Is TIGER KING’S Joe Exotic

The mighty Nicolas Cage has scored the role he was potentially born to play. Cage will play Joe Schreibvogel, a.k.a Joe Exotic, the subject of Netflix’s Tiger King in a a new eight-part series for Imagine Television. Based on Leif [...]

May 8, 2020

Notebook Reviews: TRAPPED IN PARADISE

George Gallo – 1994  Trapped In Paradise is an enjoyable enough Capra-esqe festive comedy from writer-director George Gallo. Nicolas Cage gives an oddly low-key performance as one of three criminals trapped in a small town during a snow storm [...]

April 11, 2020

Blu-ray Review: Joe Begos’ Hallucinogenic Horror BLISS

Bliss is a wonderfully crazy gonzo horror film from cult director Joe Begos. It’s a gritty piece of punk rock cinema, a hallucinogenic vampire film which isn’t afraid to go to weird places (very weird places). It’s dark, nasty and it packs one [...]

February 18, 2020

Mad Monkeys Clip From Nicolas Cage Adventure PRIMAL

Primal, the hugely silly, but monumentally fun Nicolas Cage action film hit Digital Download on 10 February before arriving on DVD on 17 February.  The Movies In Focus 4-star review said that ‘director Nick Powell’s film embraces its [...]

February 14, 2020

Movie Review Cover Quotes Still Don’t Get Old

Movies In Focus has published a similar riff before, but the recent quote on the DVD of the Nicolas Cage versus Jaguar on-a-boat movie Primal, led me to put it out there again.  I’ve been doing the whole movie review thing for well over a [...]

January 11, 2020

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