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Notebook Reviews: THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT

Renny Harlin – 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight is a hugely enjoyable and slickly made action film with a sparkling script from the great Shane Black. Geena Davis and Samuel L.Jackson are both well cast in this Renny Harlin directed film.  The [...]

January 10, 2021

Notebook Reviews: JACKIE BROWN

Quentin Tarantino – 1997 Although it’s not quite as good as Pulp Fiction (few films could be), Jackie Brown is brilliant piece of filmmaking from Quentin Tarantino. This Elmore Leonard adaptation is an engrossing, laid-back [...]

December 30, 2020

Top Christmas Movies: THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT

The Long Kiss Goodnight sees Renny Harlin direct the action and Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson trade barbs and shoot bullets in this Shane Black scripted action film. Davis plays a mother who discovers that she’s actually a finely honed [...]

December 9, 2020

Notebook Reviews: DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE

John McTiernan – 1995 Die Hard With A Vengeance is an enjoyable entry into the Die Hard franchise. John McTiernan‘s film sees Bruce Willis‘ John McClane taking on another member of the Gruber family – this time in the form of [...]

November 9, 2020

Obituary: Director Joel Schumacher Dies Aged 80

The mighty Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. Having quietly battled cancer for a year, he finally succumbed to the disease. Movies In Focus has always been impressed by Schumacher’s visual flair and technique for storytelling. [...]

June 23, 2020

Notebook Reviews: UNBREAKABLE

M. Night Shyamalan – 2000  Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan follows-up his masterful 1999 release The Sixth Sense with another first rate film. Unbreakable has a great cast and a great script, which make this an unmissable piece of [...]

April 3, 2020

Digging The New SHAFT Trailer

He’s a complicated man and no one understands him but his woman. John Shaft. This summer Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson and Jesse T. Usher portray three generations of Shaft in Tim Story’s…err… Shaft. I’m digging [...]

February 7, 2019

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