the sixth sense

25 Great Horror Movies To Watch This October

October is the month where people like to delve deep into the horror genre and watch a variety of scary movies in the lead-up to Halloween. Movies In Focus has put together a list of 25 great horror movies. Some of them are classics films and others [...]

October 4, 2020

Cast Set For M.Night Shyamalan’s Mystery Movie

Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin McKenzie, Aaron Pierre, Alex Wolff and Vicky Krieps are currently  in negotiations to star in M.Night Shymalan‘s next cinematic endeavour. Nothing is known about the mysterious untitled project other than it’s [...]

May 9, 2020

Shyamalan’s SIGNS Still Shines In These COVID-19 Times

Released in 2002, M.Night Shyamalan‘s Signs is a masterful Hitchcockian thriller about a low-key alien invasion. Alfred Hitchcock‘s The Birds was clearly an inspiration for the writer-director. Dripping with fear of the unknown and an [...]

April 6, 2020

Notebook Reviews: UNBREAKABLE

M. Night Shyamalan – 2000  Writer-director M. Night Shyamalan follows-up his masterful 1999 release The Sixth Sense with another first rate film. Unbreakable has a great cast and a great script, which make this an unmissable piece of [...]

April 3, 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

THE SIXTH SENSE: Still Great After 20 Years

M. Night Shyamalan‘s The Sixth Sense opened in the US on 6 August 1999. It came out of nowhere in late summer, and scored $293 million in the US and $379 million in foreign territories for a $672.8 million global total. It was the second [...]

August 6, 2019

20 Years Later: 1999 Was One Of The Greatest Film Years Ever!

Sometimes the stars just align and greatness arrives all at once. Maybe it was because a lot of great filmmakers hit their stride (David Fincher, M.Night Shymalan, Spike Jonze etc) or just pre-millennium fear, but 1999 saw a lot of great movies land [...]

January 3, 2019

Review: Horror Anthology TERROR TALES

Horror anthology movies are often tiny surprises, collections of morality tales wrapped up as genre vignettes. I take great pleasure in watching these movies and always look forward to them when I get the opportunity to view one. I was therefore [...]

December 13, 2018

Blu-ray Review: Classic Horror THE CHANGELING

Often cited as one of the great horror films of all-time Peter Medak’s The Changeling is one hell of a tense film. George C. Scott plays the grieving composer who rents an old mansion only to discover that he’s not as alone as he [...]

September 2, 2018

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

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