In his fairly swift career as an actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has faced some formidable foes. From Jason Stathamm, to a massive lizard through to weather… Johnson has beat them all but has he beat the best. I present you … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: The Rock versus… (Opponents I want to see Dwayne Johnson face)
To win an Academy Award seems to be the highlight and accolade most actors and actresses vie for. To be recognised by your peers and have “Academy Award Winner” next to your name in trailers and posters can be enough … Continue reading Oscars Month: Careers which didn’t benefit from an Oscar win
Views from the Sofa is 5 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at 2016 and give some awards based on the movies we have watched this year. These awards are for all the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2017
The Holocaust has been covered in film so often that it is difficult to touch upon the subject in an original way. Life is Beautiful gave us the inside of a concentration camp, as did the more recent Son of Saul, … Continue reading The Pianist (2002) Review
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst: Against-Type casting
What If… is a self-indulgent look at how things could have been. I take an event or a rumour and let my imagination run wild. It’s rarely based on fact and completely based on guess-work and conjecture. Reboots rarely do … Continue reading What If… The Reboots/Remakes Came First?
The good thing about LoveFilm is I can keep it completely random. I don’t put any of my films as high priority, I just let them send me whatever film they want. That way I get to see films I’m kind of interested in rather than only seeing films I’m desperate to see all the time. It means I might find a hidden gem. This was the reason that I ended up watching Splice. Now Splice isn’t a hidden gem. It isn’t awful and is actually a very interesting concept. In a time when people are messing with genetics and … Continue reading Splice (2009) Review