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Competition: Win THE BATMAN On Blu-ray

Unmask the truth behind Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne with The Batman, now on Digital Download and 4K, Blu-ray and DVD on 13th June, and to celebrate its release Movies In Focus has two [...]

June 8, 2022

Michael Keaton Is Back As Batman In BATGIRL Movie

It looks like Michael Keaton will be keeping on the Bat cowl for a little while longer. After a 30 year absence, Keaton has just completed filming a turn as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Andy Muschietti’s The Flash – and now he’s set to [...]

December 27, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BATMAN FOREVER

Joel Schumacher – 1995.  Batman Forever sees Joel Schumacher taking over the directing reins of the Batman franchise from Tim Burton. This is an enjoyable entry, but it lacks the dark brooding nature of Burton’s films. Batman Forever is [...]

December 17, 2021

Movies To Watch This Christmas

Christmastime is here again and Movies In Focus is presenting you with a list of Christmas movies to watch over the festive season. Some are naughty and some are nice, but they’re definitely an intriguing selection of movies to light-up your [...]

December 4, 2021

Remembering The Mighty Joel Schumacher

The mighty Joel Schumacher was born on the 29 August 1939 – the same year that Batman made his first appearance.  As one of the all-time great directors, he helmed a wonderful selection of films that included everything from The Incredible [...]

August 29, 2021

New Digital Technology Helps Val Kilmer Reclaim His Voice

The mighty Val Kilmer is one of our great actors. Sadly, a battle with throat cancer meant that he lost his voice after surgery in 2015. Kilmer has continued to work, using other actors to do his voice work (see Paydirt and The Super) – even [...]

August 26, 2021

Notebook Reviews: WYATT EARP

Lawrence Kasdan – 1993 Directed, produced and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan, Wyatt Earp is a great looking historical epic. However, this western just doesn’t work despite a lot of great elements. It’s not bad, it’s just [...]

July 16, 2021

Powerful Trailer For Val Kilmer Documentary VAL

  From when he first came to prominence in the 1980s, Val Kilmer has always been an actor who was difficult to pin down. From Real Genius and Top Secret! to Top Gun, The Doors and Batman Forever and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Kilmer has always made [...]

July 7, 2021

Remembering The Great Tony Scott

Director Tony Scott was born on June 21st 1944. He followed in the footsteps of his older brother, director Ridley Scott, by attending Art College. He then made his way into the advertising industry, working for his brother’s company, Ridley [...]

June 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SPARTAN

David Mamet – 2004 David Mamet‘s Spartan is an excellent political thriller which features yet another first-rate performance from Val Kilmer.  The film might be played straight, but there’s plenty of humour laced throughout [...]

June 19, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE SALTON SEA

D. J. Caruso – 2002 The Salton Sean is a modern day film noir which features another great performance from Val Kilmer. This strong feature debut from D. J. Caruso has an off-beat sensibility and the first half in particular is very surreal. [...]

June 9, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Francis Ford Coppola’s TWIXT

The great Francis Ford Coppola and Val Kilmer teamed for the 2012 murder mystery, Twixt. The film may be more of a digital video experiment than a movie but it does feature a great performance from Kilmer and a kooky supporting role for Bruce Dern. [...]

May 28, 2021

George Clooney – The Last Of The Movie Stars

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The actor, who turned 60 years old on 6 May, 2021 is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do [...]

May 6, 2021

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