the dark knight rises

MOST Comic Book Superhero Movies Aren’t Cinema

There’s currently a war raging.  There are those who believe that comic book superhero movies aren’t cinema in the truest sense of the word and there are those who believe these movies are wonderful examples of what the art of the [...]

November 13, 2019

Did You Catch These Easter Eggs in THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE?

The Lego Batman Movie (read the Movies In Focus review) is chock-full of hidden jokes and nods towards other franchises, and even other incarnations of the Caped Crusader! As The Lego Batman Movie is now available on Blu-ray and DVD, let’s delve [...]

June 19, 2017

SKYFALL: James Bond’s Billion Dollar Box Office Bonanza

Skyfall has passed $1 billion at the global box office. The Daniel Craig starrer has grossed $289.6 million at the US box office and a further $710 million in other territories. The Sam Mendes directed film has now become the highest grossing film [...]

December 31, 2012

New Poster: Marion Cotillard In RUST AND BONE

Here’s the UK poster for Rust And Bone, a new drama directed by Jacques Audiard, starring The Dark Knight Rises star Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts. The French and Belgian co-production film opens on November 2, and it will be playing [...]

September 12, 2012

Box Office: THE EXPENDABLES Blow Away The Competition

The Expendables 2 will top the box office over the weekend, grossing an estimated $30 million.The original action mash-up grossed scored $34 million in 2010 and topped out at $103 million domestic and $274 million globally. However, this effort has [...]

August 18, 2012

A Report From The UK Premiere Of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

The Dark Knight Rises is a cinematic event. It is the final instalment of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, the epic conclusion to events first started in 2005’s Batman Begins. The franchise reached a new level of excitement with the [...]

July 21, 2012

A Better BATMAN Costume?

Is the Batman costume worn by Val Kilmer in 1995’s Batman Forever better than the one that Christian Bale wears in next month’s The Dark Knight [...]

June 20, 2012

BATMAN RETURNS: 20 Years On

Batman Returns opened on June 19th 1992 – an unbelievable 20 years ago. After the success of Batman in 1989, Tim Burton was given carte blanche for this sequel, and he delivered the most bizarre Hollywood blockbuster ever made– an $80 million [...]

June 9, 2012

NON-STOP Is ‘Die Hard’ On A Plane…With Liam Neeson

It looks like Liam Neeson is going to keep doing that middle-age action thing. The Irish actor is in the frame to star in producer Joel Silver’s latest action-fest Non-Stop. According to Variety: “Neeson is in talks to play a worn-out air [...]

April 4, 2012