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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

Robert Downey Jr. Should Save Movies And Not Help Kill Them

I like Robert Downey Jr. He’s a great actor with a tremendous screen presence and you have to admire how he pulled himself through his drug and alcohol troubles to become the highest paid actor on the planet. He’s made more money than he’ll [...]

May 2, 2015

Weekend Box Office Lowdown: July 15, 2012

Ice Age: Continental Drift is set to top the box office over the weekend with an estimated $46 million take. That’s on a par with 2009’s Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs which scored $41 million, for a $196 million final total (the highest grosser [...]

July 15, 2012

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