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THE MANDALORIAN Season 2 Trailer

Look, Movies In Focus hasn’t seen the first season of The Mandalorian. I’m kind of Star Wars-d out, but I have to admit that this trailer for Season 2 looks good. The effects look tangible and I admire the tone. Maybe I’ll get [...]

September 15, 2020

1977’s ROLLERCOASTER Is A Hidden Gem

Released in 1977, James Goldstone’s Rollercoaster is an excellent thriller with a wonderful world-weary performance from George Segal. Often erroneously lumped-in with the disaster movie cycle of the 1970s, the film sees Timothy Bottoms [...]

August 29, 2020

Admitting When You’re Wrong – SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

I’ll throw my hands up and say that I didn’t think Solo: A Star Wars Story was a good idea. The way I looked at it, who wanted to see a Han Solo movie without Harrison Ford? Add some production squabbles and reshoots and it seemed like [...]

August 10, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Astron-6’s MANBORG

I’ve seen a lot of films in my time; big budget, low budget and no budget efforts – but I’ve never seen anything quite like the 2011 film, Manborg. Steven Kostanski’s science fiction film falls into the latter category, it was shot on a [...]

July 24, 2020

The Worst Moment In STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a frustrating film. It manages to be both brilliant and terrible at the same time, a mix of classic mythos and insipid story telling. It’s a movie which is littered with flaws, but the worst [...]

June 28, 2020

How Ridley Scott Got It Wrong With PROMETHEUS

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus begins with the birth of mankind, in an over-blown prologue which sets the tone for things to come. We then cut to Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway (Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green) who discover a map left [...]

June 18, 2020

Let’s Talk About The Latest STAR WARS Trilogy (2015-2019)

It was never going to be easy. Following up the original Star Wars trilogy was a difficult task for its creator George Lucas and his prequel trilogy was met with a lot of criticism and backlash. Star Wars fans have long been strong in their opinions [...]

June 7, 2020

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