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100 Years Of Christopher Lee

Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Christopher Lee did. The tall, dark and enigmatic actor’s deep baritone voice meant that he sounded as iconic as he looked and he had a career which saw him enter the Guinness [...]

May 27, 2022

Alan Ladd Jr Dies Aged 84

Famed studio chief and film producer Alan Ladd Jr. Ladd has died at the age of 84. Born on 22 October 1937, Ladd was the son of Shane actor Alan Ladd and he started his Hollywood career as a Hollywood agent in the 1960s. Moving to London in the [...]

March 3, 2022

Notebook Reviews: STARGATE

Roland Emmerich – 1994.  Stargate is an enjoyable and energetic science fiction romp from Master of Disaster Roland Emmerich.  Emmerich’s adventure is derivative – Star Wars and Lawrence of Arabia are particular touchstones [...]

February 11, 2022

OBI-WAN KENOBI Gets Poster & Series Debut Date

For a long time Movies In Focus has said that Obi-Wan Kenobi is the most exciting development to happen to the Star Wars universe since The Force Awakens was announced. I can’t wait to see Ewan McGregor back in his Jedi robes for the new [...]

February 10, 2022

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

Remembering Carrie Fisher

The great Carrie Fisher will forever be associated with the Star Wars movies. After all, Fisher played the iconic Princess Leia across six films in the George Lucas-originated franchise. However, there was much more to Fisher than that one role. [...]

December 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: STAR WARS EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE

George Lucas – 1999. George Lucas returned to the Star Wars galaxy (and directing) with the entertaining Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. Is this prequel as good as the original films? Of course its not, but The Phantom [...]

October 18, 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

An Introduction To BATMAN

I’d always loved films growing up., James Bond, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, any action adventure film amazed me and captured not only my attention but my imagination, I still have vivid memories of sitting in front of the television reading the [...]

June 23, 2021

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