“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” opened to an estimated $55 million, which is the highest opening day gross of 2014 so far. However, “Mockingjay – Part 1” earned surprisingly less that its predecessors, “The Hunger Games” and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and less than final installments from other young adult franchises, such as […]
In the last few years, cinemas around the world explode with the release of dystopian young adult adaptations. The next is even bigger and better than the last and film distributors fight over the following adaptation success. Since the release of “The Hunger Games” in 2012, the dystopian trend among young adult adaptations has emerged, […]
Fortunately, there are a certain kind of scary films that are respectable to watch all year long: Tim Burton’s films. The world-famous directed is known for his scary, yet comical films and eccentric characters. From The Joker to the Headless Horseman, The Focus Pull has them lined up as five of the creepiest characters in the Tim Burton universe.
On November 21, the highly anticipated “The Imitation Game” will be released in the United States. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title-role and follows the true story of Alan Turing, an English mathematician, who cracks Enigma codes during the darkest days of World War II. Apart from “The Imitation Game” being a film […]
When someone asks me what I love about writing, I usually respond with a quote: “To begin with: Everything.” This line is from my all-time favorite film, “Almost Famous.” Directed and written by Cameron Crowe, the story is autobiographical and follows 15-year-old aspirant writer William Miller (Patrick Fugit) as he lucks into writing an article for Rolling Stone. Set […]