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Top Christmas Movies: KISS KISS BANG BANG

2005’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang saw Shane Black directing Val Kilmer and Robert Downey Jr in this wonderful action comedy. Kilmer was post-Batman, Downey was pre-Iron Man and they share great chemistry in this witty Christmas Noir. At the time of [...]

December 8, 2020

AVENGERS: ENDGAME Opening Breaks Box Office Records

I’ve been keeping an eye on box office numbers since 1991 when Terminator 2: Judgment Day hit the screen. I’ve seen records set and broken but I have to admit that even I’m surprised at the mind-boggling grosses Avengers: Endgame is racking [...]

April 28, 2019

No Más: AVENGERS: ENDGAME Trailer

I can’t take it anymore. I’m tired, exhausted and unable to continue with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The fans will be there of course but I’m bailing on Avengers: Endgame. No more.  Billions of dollars will be banked and then [...]

December 11, 2018

Beware Robert Downey Jr’s THE VOYAGE OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

Does anyone think that The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle is going to be anything other than terrible? It’s another disappointingly safe paycheque gig for Robert Downey Jr, who should using his Avengers clout to spread his creative wings rather [...]

March 28, 2018

Pondering Curtis Hanson’s WONDER BOYS 16 Years On

Curtis Hanson has died at the age of 71. He’ll be forever known for LA Confidential, but Wonder Boys is a Movies In Focus favourite. Hanson’s adaptation of Michael Chabon’s novel is an almost the perfect film – smart script, [...]

September 21, 2016

Birdman Becomes The Vulture In SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

Michael Keaton really has become the Birdman. The actor has re-entered negotiations for the role of The Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming. He was in the frame for the role several weeks ago, but bailed due to money reasons. However the notoriously [...]

May 21, 2016

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