sci-fi

Uncovering Curiosities: Bong Joon-Ho’s SNOWPIERCER

Before the multi-award winning Parasite, Director Bong Joon-ho delivered Snowpiercer, a post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller set in a desolate future where the remnants of humanity circle the globe on a non-stop train (the titular [...]

September 14, 2021

Remembering Ridley Scott’s BLADE RUNNER

A time of replicants, spinners and off-world colonies Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner takes place in 2019. While the reality of Scott’s film hasn’t come true, we do have enough elements in our present to show that things have changed and the [...]

September 10, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Mike Cahill’s ANOTHER EARTH

Another Earth is a low budget science fiction film for people who don’t really like science fiction. Mike Cahill’s 2011 release is more low-fi than sci-fi, but it is a great little film with wonderful performances, which was unjustly [...]

August 18, 2021

First Titles Announced For 2021 MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL

After 2020’s COVID-19 caused Skeleton Edition, the Mayhem Film Festival is once again set to return to Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema for a full-length festival. The 17th Mayhem will deliver a devilish mix of different genre films over the [...]

August 14, 2021

Watch The STRANGER THINGS Season 4 Teaser

It’s likely that fans have been clamouring for something (anything) Stranger Things related. Well, that comes now in the form of this new teaser which shows…very little new footage. You just get quick snippets – the most [...]

August 6, 2021

Trailer & Poster: Neill Blomkamp’s Sci-Fi/Horror DEMONIC

Writer/director Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) seems to be switching things up a bit and taking his unique brand of sci-fi and merging it with the horror genre. It’s not a totally unexpected change of events, as Demonic certainly fits [...]

July 21, 2021

When Movies In Focus Met Harrison Ford

Movies In Focus has been covering movies for quite a long time and I’ve met a lot of famous and talented people along the way. But meeting Harrison Ford was something else. Ford is notoriously press-shy and he doesn’t suffer fools gladly. [...]

July 13, 2021

Notebook Reviews: GREMLINS

Joe Dante – 1984 Joe Dante‘s Gremlins is a film which has held-up incredibly well in the face of time and CGI. Dante’s film opens as a Capraesque comedy before descending into a 1950s-style creature feature. It’s the perfect [...]

June 5, 2021

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