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Uncovering Curiosities: Tony Zierra’s FILMWORKER

Director Tony Zierra’s 2017 documentary, Filmworker is a brilliant film which looks at the relationship between Stanley Kubrick and Leon Vitali, the actor who became Kubrick’s right-hand man after they met on the set of the 1975 film Barry [...]

January 16, 2022

Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

  October is when the nights get darker and more mysterious. It’s the month when people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies as Halloween approaches.  Movies In Focus has put together a list of [...]

October 2, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE OMEN

Richard Donner – 1976 The Omen is a first rate horror from the great Richard Donner – which once again shows that he’s a director at ease in every genre.  Great acting from Gregory Peck and Lee Remick and a fantastic score from [...]

April 14, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Catherine Breillat’s ROMANCE

Writer/director Catherine Breillat takes audiences deep through the dark side of intimacy with her gritty 1999 French drama, Romance. Caroline Ducey plays Marie, a woman unhappy in a relationship, who seeks satisfaction and fulfilment elsewhere. [...]

February 8, 2021

Notebook Reviews: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

Stanley Kubrick – 1968 Stanley Kubrick‘s 2001: A Space Odyssey is a splendid and spectacular slice of science fiction for grown-ups. The special effects are tremendous, the soundtrack is excellent and the performances are great. [...]

February 5, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SPARTACUS

Stanley Kubrick – 1960 Stanley Kubrick‘s Spartacus is a first-rate epic which is filled with some great visuals and strong performances. This is truly filmmaking on an epic scale and one of the finest in a genre filled with greats.  The [...]

January 20, 2021

Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Dies Aged 85

David Prowse, the former bodybuilder who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died at the age of 85. The English-born Prowse embodied the physical presence of Vader and the voice was provided by James Earl Jones.  Prowse also [...]

November 29, 2020

25 Great Horror Movies To Watch This October

October is the month where people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies in the lead-up to Halloween. Movies In Focus has put together a list of 25 great horror movies. Some of them are classics films and others [...]

October 4, 2020

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