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Uncovering Curiosities: Oliver Stone’s SNOWDEN

The great Oliver Stone has always liked to provoke and upset the status quo and therefore Edward Snowden is the perfect subject for him to tackle in his 2016 film, Snowden. Nobody has polarised people in recent years quite like Snowden, with many [...]

June 4, 2021

Notebook Reviews: CONAN THE BARBARIAN

John Milius – 1982 What can you say about this epic fantasy from director John Milius? Arnold Schwarzenegger is great, Milius and Oliver Stone‘s script is rich and textured and and the rousing score from Basil Poledouris is fantastic! [...]

May 7, 2021

Notebook Reviews: ANY GIVEN SUNDAY

Oliver Stone – 1999 Oliver Stone is at the top of his game with this sports-based drama which features a fantastic cast  – Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Jamie Foxx, James Woods, LL Cool, Matthew Modine, Aaron Eckhart and the [...]

March 25, 2021

The Legendary Ennio Morricone Dies At The Age Of 91

The great Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The Italian film composer sadly passed away in Rome following complications from a fall. Morricone was probably best known for his work with Sergio Leone, the most famous being the 1966 Clint [...]

July 6, 2020

Tom Cruise Still Has All The Right Movies

The mighty Tom Cruise’s boyish charm helped propel him to superstardom in the 1980s. He parlayed that success into working with Hollywood’s top directors (Steven Spielberg, Tony Scott, Brian DePalma, Robert Redford, Oliver Stone) starring a [...]

July 3, 2020

Kevin Costner And Oliver Stone On The Set Of JFK

A master stroke of filmmaking, JFK stands beside All The Presidents Men as not only an excellent political film, but also one of the greatest studio pictures ever made. The Warner Bros. of today would never finance such a controversial film, and [...]

April 30, 2020

Blu-ray Review: Brian De Palma’s SCARFACE

“Say hello to my little friend!” The general belief is that remakes are a very bad thing. Yes, sometimes that is true, but other times that is Scarface. Written by Oliver Stone and directed by Brian De Palma, this remake of the the [...]

November 4, 2019

Competition: Win THE DOORS Special Edition On Blu-ray

Oliver Stone’s cult music biopic The Doors (1991) hit Special Edition (UHD + 2 Blu-ray and “When You’re Strange” Blu-ray) on 22nd July 2019. To celebrate the release, Movies In Focus is giving away a Special Edition copy!  In 1991, [...]

July 26, 2019

SNOWDEN Trailer: Oliver Stone On Autopilot

Snowden doesn’t look bad – but you get the feeling it’s Oliver Stone on autopilot. Joseph Gordon Levitt plays the lead and he’s supported by Nicolas Cage and Shailene Woodley. This true story is well known in the press and [...]

April 27, 2016

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