Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. The scenes are in no particular order and come from … Continue reading 100 Greatest Scenes Number 38: “Major Malfunction”
The central idea of The Amityville Horror isn’t a new one. A house which seemingly possesses or drives the new inhabitants crazy has been done many times before and since and in a lot of cases, much more effectively than here. … Continue reading Horror Week: The Amityville Horror (1979) Review
Before we go any further, watch this: Hopefully, you are like me at this point and thinking to yourself: “Yes, please!” This is an animation by Indiana Jones fan Patrick Schoenmaker and showcases the potential that an Indiana Jones animated … Continue reading Is this the way to solve the Indiana Jones problem?
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! British TV has a long tradition of creating cult sitcoms which are fantastic but lack … Continue reading Friday Night Dinner (Season 4) TV Review
The transition between the gaming industry and the movie industry has been a patchy one. Games don’t fair well when they are turned into movies, Super Mario Bros being an early example and Warcraft not doing much to buck the trend. … Continue reading Why Until Dawn is the game for movie fans
Not many TV shows were finished as perfectly as The UK Office. After two seasons and one Christmas special it wrapped up the ongoing story (most importantly the fate of Tim and Dawn) and managed to give Ricky Gervais’ David Brent … Continue reading David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Review
It easy to forget that there is actually two great performances at the centre of Rain Man. Understandably, Dustin Hoffman took the plaudits, gaining himself an Oscar win for the role of Raymond. His performance is worthy of the award too. Dustin Hoffman has … Continue reading Rain Man (1988) Review
One of the worst things a Bond film can do is waste a potentially amazing villain. If you had told me that Christopher Walken was playing a Bond villain, I would expect the movie to revolve around that character. A Walken … Continue reading Month of Bond: A View to a Kill (1985) Review