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Uncovering Curiosities: Jonathan Glazer’s UNDER THE SKIN

Under The Skin is a movie that will probably alienate a lot of its audience. A lot of people will go into this expecting a movie star driven sci-fi/horror movie but what they will get is a contemplative art house movie with a star that barely [...]

February 17, 2021

Wes Anderson’s ISLE OF DOGS Isn’t Just For Kids

The general gist is that Movies In Focus are rarely does animation – but Wes Anderson‘s 2018 film Isle of Dogs is a mini-masterpiece Anderson’s stop-motion feature is a gem of a movie. It might be animated, but this exceptionally put [...]

July 7, 2020

Review: A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK Is Woody Allen On Autopilot

A Rainy Day In New York is Woody Allen’s 48th film as writer-director and while it’s far from his best work, it does have a certain amount of zing to it. Not bad for a director who is now in his 85th year! Rainy Day In New York sees Gatsby [...]

May 30, 2020

Adam Driver Is The Real Deal

Adam Driver is a real deal actor. He’s got serious chops and delivers spot-on performances in a variety of movies across multiple genres. He’s probably the best actor out there today. Most will know Driver from his work in s The Force [...]

January 19, 2020

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

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

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