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THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT: Being Boba Fett Featurette

The first episode of The Book of Boba Fett was successful in bringing back the iconic Star Wars character after his apparent death in the belly of Sarlacc. Actor Temuera Morrison reprises his role from George Lucas’ prequel films, and the [...]

December 31, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Joe Begos’ VFW

Over the last 10 or 15 years, much has been said and done about the Grindhouse aesthetic. Since Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez unleashed their double-bill feature of Death Proof and Planet Terror 2007, many directors have tried and (mostly) [...]

October 30, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Michael Biehn’s THE VICTIM

Michael Biehn’s 2011 film, The Victim is a grim and gritty grindhouse-style thriller. The actor-turned-director shows that years spent hanging around film sets with the likes of James Cameron, Michael Bay and Robert Rodriguez have paid off, as he [...]

April 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

Robert Rodriguez – 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn is a witty, gory and morally ambiguous horror-thriller. It’s great fun. There’s a chance that the whole thing wouldn’t work if it wasn’t anchored by George Clooney, who brings [...]

January 5, 2021

THE MANDALORIAN Season 2 Trailer

Look, Movies In Focus hasn’t seen the first season of The Mandalorian. I’m kind of Star Wars-d out, but I have to admit that this trailer for Season 2 looks good. The effects look tangible and I admire the tone. Maybe I’ll get [...]

September 15, 2020

Poster & Trailer For Horror/Western THE PALE DOOR

Movies In Focus is getting serious From Dusk Till Dawn vibes from this poster for The Pale Door. The western–horror looks like it might deliver some effect low budget thrills, but I think that the Aaron B. Koontz film won’t be any type [...]

July 29, 2020

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL – Game Changer Or Disaster?

The maxim is that you don’t bet against James Cameron. However the jury is still out on Alita: Battle Angel, Cameron’s decades-gestating sci-fi adventure. The King of the World is only writing and producing this time around and directing [...]

January 12, 2019

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