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Movies In Focus

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A variety of special guests talk film with reviewer and commentator Niall Browne from

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#31. A L Katz Talks The How NOT To Make A Movie Podcast & Tales From The Crypt

March 15th, 2023


Running on HBO for seven seasons and 93 episodes from 1989 to 1996, Tales From The Crypt was a wonderfully ghoulish show that was based on Bill …

#30. Director Yoko Okumura Talks About Her Comedy-Thriller UNSEEN

March 12th, 2023


Japanese-American director Yoko Okumura makes a punchy feature film debut with Unseen, a new genre-bending comedy-thriller from Blumhouse Productions.

Running a tight eighty minutes, Unseen stars Midori Francis as …

#29. Writer/Director Corey Deshon Talks About His New Thriller DAUGHTER

March 2nd, 2023


Corey Deshon, the talented multi-hyphenate writer-director joins the Movies In Focus podcast to talk about his new film, Daughter.

Daughter is an …

#28. ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES Writers Pen Densham & John Watson

January 17th, 2023


Released in the summer of 1991, Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves was a monster success that grossed over $165 million at the US box office and more than $390 million globally - a number which made it one of the biggest …

#27. Writing-Directing Duo Joe Dietsch & Louis Gibson Discuss MANIFEST WEST

November 28th, 2022


Manifest West is a coming of age survival drama starring Milo Gibson, Annet Mahendru and Lexi Kolker. A film about a family ditching civilisation and …

#26. Darren Le Gallo, Schuyler Fisk & Henry Thomas Talk About SAM & KATE

November 21st, 2022


Sam & Kate is a heartfelt family dramedy from writer-director Darren Le Gallo. It’s a low-key piece, which features a collection of strong …

#25. Romuald Boulanger Talks ON THE LINE / Chuck Russell Talks PARADISE CITY

November 14th, 2022


This episode of the Movies In Focus podcast sees a pair of directors join Niall Browne to talk about their latest movies.

First up is French …

#24. Director K. Asher Levin Talks About The Horror-Action-Comedy SLAYERS

November 4th, 2022


Director K. Asher Levin joins the Movies In Focus podcast to talk with Niall Browne about his horror-action-comedy Slayers.

A very modern take on the vampire film, Slayers stabs its stake into the heart of everything …

#23. Gerry Maguire On The Irish Film Festival London 2022

October 24th, 2022


Gerry Maguire, the Head of Irish Film London returns to the Movies In Focus podcast to discuss the 2022 incarnation of The Irish Film Festival London.

The festival, which is now in its 11th year will take place in …

#22. Legendary Screenwriter Steven E. de Souza On His Hollywood Career & Films Such As Die Hard, 49 Hours, Hudson Hawk & More!

October 17th, 2022


Steven E. de Souza, the acclaimed screenwriter and director joins Niall Browne for this episode of the Movies In Focus podcast.

Mega hits and cult …

#21. Director Andrew Baird Discusses The Thriller ONE WAY & Working With Colson ’Machine Gun Kelly’ Baker

September 1st, 2022


This time around Irish filmmaker Andrew Baird joins Niall Browne to talk about his new film One Way

A character based thriller which stars Colson …

#20. Lorne Balfe Talks About Composing The Music For TOP GUN: MAVERICK

June 10th, 2022


Actors, writers, directors and producers all have key roles in production - but one of the most important aspects in a film is the musical score - a …

#19: Horror Filmmaker Sonny Mallhi On His Career As A Writer/Director/Producer

April 10th, 2022


At the tail end of 2021 Movies In Focus watched and reviewed Sonny Mallhi’s excellent horror, Hurt. On The surface it appeared that Hurt was just another film in the slasher genre - but it turned out to be much more …

#18: James Kenney On Finding The Lost Director’s Cut Of Peter Bogdanovich’s SQUIRRELS TO THE NUTS

March 26th, 2022


Premiering at the Venice Festival in 2014, She’s Funny That Way was the final narrative feature from the late Peter Bogdanovich. Starring Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Kathryn Hahn, Will Forte, Rhys Ifans and Jennifer …

#17. Batman On Film Founder Bill Ramey Talks About BATMAN On The Big Screen

February 26th, 2022


Since 1998, Bill Ramey’s Batman On Film has been the go-to website for the best news for Batman on the big screen.  It was founded in the wake of Joel Schumacher’s Batman & Robin as a way of ‘lobbying for the …

#16. Australian Director Phillip Noyce Talks About His Thriller The Desperate Hour

February 20th, 2022


Over the last five decades, Australian director Phillip Noyce has shown that he really knows how to handle the thriller genre. Noyce first captured international attention with the acclaimed 1989 film Dead Calm. …

#15. Head Of Irish Film London Gerry Maguire Discusses The Irish Film Festival London

November 18th, 2021


Founded in 2010, the main aim of Irish Film London and the Irish Film Festival London is to champion Irish film and animation around the UK …

#14. Adam Nelson On Low Budget Filmmaking & The Mire

September 8th, 2021


Adam Nelson has had an interesting career as a filmmaker. A life long film fan, Adam did a degree in film before moving into teaching the subject.

His first short film as writer and director was The House Near Apple Park

#13. Filmmaker Filip Jan Rymsza On His Psychological Thriller Mosquito State

August 31st, 2021


Filip Jan Rymsza is a Polish filmmaker who has had a varied career in the business. In 2018 he helped spearhead the completion of The Other Side Of …

#12. Fractured Visions Founder Phillip Escott On Running A Boutique Film Distribution Label

August 21st, 2021


Phillip Escott, the founder of Fractured Visions joins this episode of the Movies In Focus podcast. Fractured Visions is a UK distribution company and film festival which has a keen focus on genre cinema. 

Phil …

#11. Writer & Journalist Abbie Bernstein Discusses Her Book Master Of Horror: The Official Biography Of Mick Garris

August 15th, 2021


Writer and journalist Abbie Bernstein is the author behind many great film and television books such as The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road, Godzilla King of the Monsters, and The Cabin in the Woods: Official Visual Companion

#10. Writer, Director & Master Of Horror Mick Garris

August 7th, 2021


Filmmaker Mick Garris has ticked nearly every creative box that there is in the industry. From his career beginnings working in the Star Wars production office through to his work on Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories

#9. Producer Gemma Bradley Talks About Black Box & Independent Filmmaking

August 4th, 2021


Film producer Gemma Bradley joins this episode of the Movies In Focus Podcast. Gemma is an independent filmmaker who has produced the urban thriller Brother’s Day and the recent science fiction film Black Box.

I’ve …

#8. Oscar Nominated Actor Graham Greene Talks About His Career & The Movie A Dark Foe

July 28th, 2021


Graham Greene is an actor who has an illustrious career. The Canadian performer first broke into the public consciousness with his Academy Award …

#7. Filmmaker Damian Mc Carthy Talks About His Irish Horror Film Caveat

June 9th, 2021


Director Damian Mc Carthy has made a plethora of short films over the last decade and now the Irish filmmaker makes a wonderful feature length debut …

#6. Chino Moya Talks About His Big Screen Directorial Debut Undergods

May 23rd, 2021


Spanish filmmaker Chino Moya is a veteran director of short films, music videos and commercials. He made his feature length debut with Undergods, a dystopian science fiction film which had its premiere at the 2020 …

#5. Filmmaker Lisa Downs Discusses Three of Her Favourite Films

May 15th, 2021


Lisa Downs’ is a filmmaker with a unique take on how to look back on classic films. Her 2017 documentary, Life After Flash was a brilliant insight into the film Flash Gordon and its lead actor Sam J. Jones, while 2020’s

#4. Boys From County Hell Director Chris Baugh Delves Into His New Horror-Comedy

April 23rd, 2021


Irish director Chris Baugh made his big screen debut with the 2017 revenge thriller Bad Day For The Cut. His latest film is the excellent horror-comedy, Boys From County Hell.

The vampire film is something of a change …

#3. Actor/Director Ruben Pla Discusses Three of His Favourite Films - Alien, Jaws and The Exorcist

April 17th, 2021


Ruben Pla is an actor with over 65 credits on IMDB. A character actor who has been working for a long time, Pla has had a wide variety of roles in …

#2. Director Vaughn Stein Talks About His New Thriller Every Breath You Take

March 30th, 2021


Director Vaughn Stein (Terminal, Inheritance) talks about his new psychological thriller, Every Breath You Take starring Casey Affleck, Michelle …

#1. Writer And Director Nicholas Jarecki Talks About His Film Crisis.

March 19th, 2021


Writer and director Nicholas Jarecki (Arbitrage) talks to Niall Browne about his opioid thriller Crisis, starring Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer & …

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