The story of reluctant, racist white person develops respect for black person through forced social encounter is one that has been done to death. Driving Miss Daisy is such a movie that springs to mind and although the intentions behind this … Continue reading Oscars 2019: Green Book (2018) Review
Ben and Dave discuss and review the movies nominated for the major categories in the Oscars. This includes movies such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Blackklansman and A Star is Born. Ben and Dave also explain who they hope will win before writing … Continue reading Views from the Sofa: The Podcast – Episode 4: Oscars 2019
Whether you attribute it to the #metoo movement or to the growing demand for fairer involvement by women in the entertainment industry or whether it would have happened regardless: You can use The Favourite as an example of a great … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Favourite (2018) Review
Ben and Dave take a look at the 1970s and the best movies this decade produced. Well Ben does… Instead Dave takes a look at the best titles of this decade and creates his own movies (it has to be heard … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast Season 3 Episode 3: Best of the 70s
BlacKkKlansman has the kind of plot point that is almost too good to be true: A black man manages to infiltrate the KKK. It is even better when you realise that this is based on a true story and although it … Continue reading Oscars 2019: BlacKkKlansman (2018) Review
A biopic is only ever as interesting as the focus of the movie. British rock-gods Queen or more specifically their charismatic front-man Freddie Mercury should be the perfect subjects for an interesting true life story. However, the more you dive into … Continue reading Oscars 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Review
We are deep in awards season and when it comes to movies there is only one that seems to truly count. The Academy Awards is the highlight of the movie awards calendar and even though they are slightly outdated and may … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Launch!