Happy New Year! Here at Views from the Sofa we always start the New Year with resolutions and aims. This year we are doing things slightly differently. Rather than resolutions (which can and will be broken) this year Views from the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa 2018: The Launch!
(This review was originally published on November 5th 2012) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Re-View The reason that the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels fail to impress is because the original Pirates film should never … Continue reading Then and Now Month: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Review
Sometimes it is best to go out on a high. There is nothing particularly wrong with the seventh instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise but if it can’t match the heights of the sixth, you have to wonder if the … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: Furious 7 (2015) Review
When writers choose who to create biopics for, you have to believe that something interesting happened in their lives to warrant that choice. Martin Luther King, Johnny Cash, Mohammed Ali and many others give a flavour of the interesting lives people … Continue reading Control (2007) Review
(This review was originally published in June 2013) Whether you think Hollywood is lacking original ideas or not, if done well, sequels are brilliant. Sequels give people the opportunity to revisit characters that they love or watch the next chapter in a thrilling … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek into Darkness (2013) Review
Although Man of Steel wasn’t the return to the big screen that people wanted for Superman, Zack Snyder actually got a lot right. On first watch you can be blinded by what the movie is doing wrong that it overshadows all the things … Continue reading Man of Steel (2013) Re-View
Skyfall is a great film but you could argue that isn’t a great Bond film. Casino Royale put the James Bond franchise back on track, Quantum of Solace managed to end that chapter in the Bond series so it should … Continue reading Month of Bond: Skyfall (2012) Re-View