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Academy Awards 2020: Joker Leads The Oscar Pack

It’s not really a surprise that the multi-award winning, billion dollar grossing Joker is leading the pack with 11 nominations at the 2020 Academy Awards. If I were a betting man, I’d say that Joaquin Phoenix is a lock to win the Best [...]

January 14, 2020

The 2020 Golden Globes Full Nominations List

It’s easy to become cynical when you write about movies. You get to see the good, the bad and the ugly and sometimes that makes you jaded. However, there’s nothing like watching quality movies succeed and when you see the list of [...]

December 9, 2019

Trailer: John Travolta Is THE FANATIC

Movies In Focus has been a fan of John Travolta since he had his big comeback following Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction back in 1994. Sure. he’s starred in a lot of questionable movies since then, but I always enjoy a Travolta [...]

July 27, 2019

Trailer: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Has My Attention

Movies In Focus is old enough to remember how Quentin Tarantino totally changed the face of cinema with his gutsy style of writing and directing in the 1990s. It was great to be around when Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown exploded onto [...]

March 23, 2019

Imagine This: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Pics

Quentin Tarantino’s One Upon A Time In Hollywood is one of the must-see movies of 2019. The Charles Manson/Sharon Tate pic has an epic cast Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino (and others) and an intriguing premise. This [...]

January 26, 2019

Review: US AND THEM Does Home Invasion Tarantino-style 

Writer-Director Joe Martin’s Us And Them is a class war, social commentary filtered through a post-Quentin Tarantino cinematic world. The politics might be 21st Century, but at times it sounds as if most of the dialogue was ripped from a word [...]

October 18, 2018

THE PREDATOR: Getting The Gang Together

A motley crew is defined as an assembly of individuals of various backgrounds, appearance, and character that come together for a single cause. Utilising this as the centrepiece of a narrative has been a hallmark of cinema for many years now, [...]

September 4, 2018

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