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Remembering The Great Gene Wilder

The great Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman on 11 June 1933. The actor first caught attention in Arthur Penn’s 1967 hit Bonnie And Clyde, before a career making role opposite Zero Mostel in Mel Brooks’ The Producers (1968),  for which he [...]

June 11, 2022

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

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. She [...]

December 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM

Steven Spielberg – 1984. Steven Spielberg‘s Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom is pure cinematic excellence. Everything about the film is great – the acting, the stunts, the effects and the script (from Gloria Katz and Willard [...]

December 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: JURASSIC PARK

Steven Spielberg – 1993. Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is great fun. It’s an excellent adaptation of Michael Crichton‘s best-selling novel and Spielberg doesn’t get bogged down in too much of the book’s [...]

November 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: JAWS

Steven Spielberg – 1975. I don’t care what you say, but I believe that Jaws is Steven Spielberg’s greatest cinematic achievement. Spielberg’s film works on every level – as a horror movie, a drama and as an adventure [...]

October 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Steven Spielberg – 1981. Movies do not get more entertaining than Steven Spielberg‘s Raiders Of The Lost Ark. It’s glorious fun from beginning to end and Harrison Ford is perfect as Indiana Jones, the archeologist caught-up [...]

October 7, 2021

Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

October is when the nights get darker and more mysterious. It’s the month where 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 [...]

October 2, 2021

Steven Spielberg Remembers The Late Richard Donner

Produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Chris Columbus and directed by Richard Donner; it’s no wonder that The Goonies is one of the most beloved films of the 1980s. It’s a movie for kids, that doesn’t talk down to them. Columbus’s script [...]

July 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: GREMLINS

Joe Dante – 1984 Joe Dante‘s Gremlins is a film which has held-up incredibly well in the face of time and CGI. Dante’s film opens as a Capraesque comedy before descending into a 1950s-style creature feature. It’s the perfect [...]

June 5, 2021

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