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Kathleen Kennedy To Receive The BAFTA Fellowship In 2020

Kathleen Kennedy is one of the most important figures in film over the last 40 years. Kennedy has worked on some of the most iconic, important and ground-breaking films over the last dour decades. In 1982 she co-founded Amblin Entertainment with [...]

December 7, 2019

Blu-ray Review: FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR Takes Off

Flight Of The Navigator is a Spielbergian 1980s science fiction movie, which offers-up enough original ideas (and special effects) to make  it worth seeking out. Grease director Randal Kleiser’s 1986 film follows the family movie template to [...]

September 2, 2019

Something To Chew On: Behind The Scenes Of JAWS

Few movies pack a punch quite like Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. The adaptation of Peter Benchley’s novel is simply brilliant. Like I said in my review of the film, Jaws ‘works on every level, as a horror movie, a drama and as an [...]

March 12, 2019

The Cinematic History Of Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest and most influential directors of our time, his CV spanning an incredible array of iconic and unforgettable films such as Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List to name but a few. To celebrate the 25th [...]

February 20, 2019

Never Gonna Happen: INDIANA JONES 5 Movies To 2021

The release date for the fifth Indiana Jones film has been pushed back one year to 2021. The Steven Spielberg/Harrison Ford re-team is now set to open on July 9, 2021, a date which happens to be the day Movies In Focus turns 41 and four days [...]

July 10, 2018

Obituary: Carrie Fisher 1960 – 2016

Actress and writer Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 years old. She suffered a heart attack on 23 December on a flight from London to Los Angeles before passing away four days later on 27 December. Fisher will forever be associated with the [...]

December 29, 2016

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

Obituary: Gene Wilder 1933-2016

The majestic Gene Wilder has died at the age of 83 years old. The comedian was a live wire, a true genius who was able to add a certain amount of zing and pizzazz to everything he was in. Sadly, Wilder passed away due to complications from [...]

August 30, 2016

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