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Obituary: Director Michael Apted Dies Aged 79

Director Michael Apted has passed away at the age of 79.  Apted was a director with a remarkably varied career, who first came to prominence for directing the Up documentary series which started in 1964. The series followed 14 children from [...]

January 9, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Sean Brosnan’s MY FATHER DIE

Sean Brosnan’s My Father Die is a dark and violent swampy noir which isn’t for the easily offended. Brosnan pulls no punches here, delivering a tale filled with sex and violence. Many people have tried to recreate the 1970s exploitation tone [...]

December 7, 2020

It Doesn’t Matter If DIE HARD Is A Christmas Movie!

Every year the argument rages to decide whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. Bruce Willis believes that it isn’t, but there are others who feel that John McTiernan’s film sits alongside the likes of It’s A Wonderful Life [...]

November 25, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE TAILOR OF PANAMA

John Boorman – 2001 John Boorman’s The Tailor of Panama is a fantastic black-comedy thriller which is based on the novel John le Carré. They don’t make enough films with this type of energy. Geoffrey Rush is great at the titular [...]

September 24, 2020

Trailer: Social Media Is A Killer In NO ESCAPE

  Few things annoy Movies In Focus like over enthusiastic Vloggers. Therefore, I’m taking quite a bit of pleasure from this trailer for the horror/thriller No Escape (not to be confused with the 2015 Owen Wilson/Pierce Brosnan film).   [...]

August 19, 2020

Pierce Brosnan Discovers The Secret Of YOUTH

The mighty Pierce Brosnan has signed-up to star in writer/director Brett Marty’s feature adaptation of his 2016 short film Youth. The sci-fi film follows a man who attempts to turn-back the ageing process, but things go badly wrong.  [...]

June 15, 2020

MAMMA MIA! Pierce Brosnan Sings ABBA’s SOS

Phyllida Lloyd’s Mamma Mia! is an excellent jukebox musical that pulls on ABBA’s music and the 2008 film’s classy cast give it their all. Movies In Focus was originally cynical of the film, but i grew to appreciate Mamma Mia. Yes [...]

June 2, 2020

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