Views from the Sofa is launching another theme week and this one concerns the master director Alfred Hitchcock. Our exposure to Hitchcock is quite minor, having covered The Birds as an official review and only having seen Psycho once before that … Continue reading Hitchcock Week: The Launch!
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 16: Crows in the Playground
At a time in horror when “cattle-prod” scares seem to be the go-to device for scares, The Birds is a lesson in how to truly scare an audience. It doesn’t have any scares which make you jump at all but instead … Continue reading The Birds (1963) Review
Amongst the movie blogging community there is a series known as “The Blindspot.” This is when a movie fan actively searches out the movies they should have seen. The films that are regarded as classics or come highly recommended by everyone … Continue reading The Great Film Directors Blindspot series (The Launch)