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Uncovering Curiosities: Richard Stanley’s HARDWARE

It’s hard to believe that Richard Stanley’s Hardware is celebrating its 25th anniversary. This science fiction horror marked Stanley’s directorial debut and it showed him to be a unique voice in the world of genre filmmaking.  Stanley was on [...]

October 16, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

John Frankenheimer – 1996 Not as bad as the reviews suggest, The Doctor Of Island Moreau is a bizarre but entertaining adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel. Marlon Brando camps things up to great effect as the title character and Val Kilmer is [...]

September 12, 2020

Interview: Luke Goss Talks PAYDIRT, Val Kilmer, Art & Music

Luke Goss took the music world by storm in the 1980s as member of the mega-selling pop group Bros. However, over the last 20 years he has carved-out a hugely impressive array of acting credits, having starred in such varied productions as a TV [...]

August 25, 2020

Trailer & Poster: Luke Goss & Val Kilmer Hit PAYDIRT

Movies In Focus is a big fan of watching the great Val Kilmer on screen and Luke Goss is always good value in a thriller. So that means a viewing of director Christian Sesma’s Paydirt will on the agenda when it opens on US cinemas [...]

June 26, 2020

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

Tony Scott Directing Tom Cruise On The Set Of TOP GUN

The late Tony Scott‘s Top Gun mixed orange-tinted cinematography, fast editing and catchy music to deliver a rip-roaring slice of popcorn cinema. It was winning combination which went on to become a staple in Hollywood filmmaking throughout [...]

June 7, 2020

When Movies Go Wrong: THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU

HG Wells’ 1896 novel The Island Of Doctor Moreau was adapted for the screen for the troubled 1996 film starring Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer and David Thewlis. The now infamous film was originally set to be directed by Richard Stanley (Hardware) but [...]

May 23, 2020

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