stephen king

Uncovering Curiosities: Josh Boone’s STUCK IN LOVE

The world of movies isn’t what it used to be. The budgets of typical Hollywood movies have grown so vast, and their marketing has become so expensive that smaller, more interesting movies have been pushed aside so that these tent pole pictures can [...]

January 10, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Irvin’s GHOST STORY

They don’t make them like Ghost Story anymore. This 1981 horror from director John Irvin has a cast of Hollywood greats (Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and John Houseman) playing an elderly gentlemen’s group haunted by a [...]

December 9, 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

The Sparrows Are Flying Again

The great George A. Romero’s 1993 adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Half is a flawed film, but it’s also a very enjoyable one. Timothy Hutton plays Thad Beaumont, a writer who decides to ‘kill-off’ his publishing pseudonym, George [...]

September 30, 2020

Notebook Reviews: APT PUPIL

Bryan Singer – 1998 Director Bryan Singer delivers a truly weird  psychological thriller with this adaptation of the Stephen King short story, Apt Pupil.  In a way it’s a miracle Apt Pupil even got made – this Nazi-themed [...]

September 21, 2020

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