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Remembering The Mighty Joel Schumacher

The mighty Joel Schumacher was born on the 29 August 1939 – the same year that Batman made his first appearance.  As one of the all-time great directors, he helmed a wonderful selection of films that included everything from The Incredible [...]

August 29, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BILLY BATHGATE

Robert Benton – 1991 Robert Benton’s Billy Bathgate was a huge bomb at the box office when it was released in 1991 – and it’s a massive clunker on a narrative level too. Admittedly it’s a very good looking movie – [...]

March 30, 2021

Notebook Reviews: MOULIN ROUGE!

Baz Luhrmann – 2001 Moulin Rouge! is a stylish and energetic musical from director Baz Luhrmann. The film features a punchy soundtrack and enthusiastic dance numbers, which sit alongside huge, impressively designed sets (the film looks [...]

March 9, 2021

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

Take AQUAMAN Home

Who would have believed that James Wan’s Aquaman would gross over $328 million at the US box-office and more than $1.21 billion globally? Not you and not me. Well, the Jason Momoa superhero adventure is heading to home entertainment formats [...]

February 13, 2019

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