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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

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

Obituary: Director Joel Schumacher Dies Aged 80

The mighty Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. Having quietly battled cancer for a year, he finally succumbed to the disease. Movies In Focus has always been impressed by Schumacher’s visual flair and technique for storytelling. [...]

June 23, 2020

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: Die Hard In A School With TOY SOLDIERS

The success of Die Hard led to a bevy of copycat movies which saw terrorists take over a location (a building, a boat, a train, a plane) only to be thwarted by an unlikely hero. 1991’s Toy Soldiers sees a group of Colombian terrorists take over a [...]

March 23, 2015

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