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The Mighty Richard Donner

The mighty Richard Donner turned 91 years old on 24 April 2021. Donner is one of the all-time great Hollywood directors who cut his teeth in advertising and television, working on some of the most iconic shows of the 1960s and 1970s (The Twilight [...]

April 24, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BLACK HAWK DOWN

Ridley Scott – 2001 Black Hawk Down is one of Ridley Scott‘s finest films. This is a superbly constructed action picture which is wonderfully shot and edited to within an inch of its life.  The epic Jerry Bruckheimer production has a [...]

April 23, 2021

Notebook Reviews: NIGHT AND FOG (NUIT ET BROUILLARD)

Alain Resnais – 1956 Night And Fog is a powerful and harrowing documentary about the holocaust. It’s emotionally gripping stuff and it makes Steven Spielberg’s  Schindler’s List seem like a sanitised, Hollywood version of [...]

February 18, 2021

Top Christmas Movies: GREMLINS

Joe Dante’s comedy-horror Gremlins is as festive as it is freaky. The film is a Spielbergian/Capra-gone-to-hell (Crapra?) tale about a horde of mischievous creatures destroying small town USA during the Holiday Season. The great cast which [...]

December 13, 2020

Notebook Reviews: JURASSIC PARK 3

Joe Johnston  – 2001 Jurassic Park 3 might be a blatant money making machine – but it’s also damn good entertainment. The cast is strong (Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola and Michael Jeter), the action is [...]

December 7, 2020

Notebook Reviews: INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE

Steven Spielberg – 1989 Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade is the best of the Indiana Jones films. Steven Spielberg‘s adventure film is an amazing piece of Hollywood filmmaking. The script sparkles and the storyline is joyful. The acting [...]

November 1, 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

Trailer For Aaron Sorkin’s THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7

  Here’s the trailer for writer-director Aaron Sorkin‘s all-star The Trail Of The Chicago 7. Sorkin writes and directs the true-life tale which has been in development in different incarnations for years (Steven Spielberg was set to [...]

September 15, 2020

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