the mummy

Celebrate 60 Years Of Hammer Horror

Readers of Movies in Focus will know that I have a huge appreciation for Hammer Horror movies. The films from the British horror studio have a style of their own and they dripped with a wonderful gothic atmosphere. Hammer’s first horror film [...]

August 5, 2017

Welcome To The DARK UNIVERSE

I have to admit that this is giving Movies In Focus a little tingle. I’ve been craving a reboot of the classic Universal Monsters since Stephen Sommers’ The Mummy hit screens back in 1999 and now I’m getting it – with a [...]

May 22, 2017

There Are Moments Worth Paying For In THE MUMMY

Here’s Sofia Boutella – soon to be seen in opposite Tom Cruise in The Mummy – in an exclusive trailer for the Industry Trust’s Moments Worth Paying For campaign. We live in dark times where piracy comes at the click of a mouse [...]

May 13, 2017

The Poster For Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY Unwraps

‘Show me the Mummy. Mummy: Impossible’ – I’ve used these jokes (but not The Color of Mummy), but I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to Tom Cruise‘s The Mummy. This is the summer blockbuster that I [...]

April 6, 2017

Another Great Trailer For Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY

Movies In Focus is usually the first to lambast big budget action movies based on their trailers. However, I’m really liking what I see from The Mummy. Maybe it’s the Tom Cruise factor, or maybe it’s my love of old horror movies [...]

April 3, 2017

Born Again Actors: Alternative Hollywood Careers

It’s no secret that many actors feel they were born to act; that they wouldn’t know what they’d do if they couldn’t go on set or grace the silver screen any longer. Actors such as former child star turned cinematic chameleon Daniel Radcliffe [...]

October 26, 2016

DVD Review: ODD THOMAS Tries Hard To Be Quirky – And Fails

The release of Odd Thomas was delayed due to legal wrangles and the film arrives on DVD with little fanfare, despite the fact that it was directed by Stephen Sommers, the man responsible for The Mummy and Van Helsing. It’s a film that tries hard [...]

March 9, 2014

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