One thing you’ll notice very quickly about Vice is that it is not your usual biopic. Rather than take a straight, linear look at the life of Dick Cheney, Vice plays with the usual biopic tropes slightly. It mixes up the … Continue reading Oscars 2019: Vice (2018) Review
Views from the Sofa is 6 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at the past year and give some awards based on the movies we have watched this year. These awards are … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2018
Arrival is a film about a woman trying to talk to aliens. It goes a little deeper than that but if you had to boil the plot down and avoid spoilers, that is essentially it. For an alien invasion movie there is little sci-fi action, very minor credible threat and a lot of dialogue heavy, often […]
Amy Adams may be on the poster and feature heavily in the trailers but it is the story within the story which makes Nocturnal Animals so engaging. Amy Adam’s character is sent a novel to read by her ex, Jake Gyllenhaal, … Continue reading Oscar’s Month: Nocturnal Animals (2016) Review
Hindsight is 20/20. It is easy to look back at The Academy Awards and complain that they’ve made a terrible mistake with their eventual winners. This can often be up for debate and discussed in-depth but there are also times when … Continue reading 8 films that should have won The Oscar instead…
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
If the movies are to be believed, Earth is on the brink of an alien invasion. Not that we should be afraid though because the aliens won’t succeed, they never do. That being the case, maybe it is time to help … Continue reading How to… Invade Earth
Arrival is a film about a woman trying to talk to aliens. It goes a little deeper than that but if you had to boil the plot down and avoid spoilers, that is essentially it. For an alien invasion movie there … Continue reading Arrival (2016) Review
To start let’s make something perfectly clear: This is not a political post! Nor is it me hating on America, a country I have a lot of time and respect for. This is a post about the movies, or in particular … Continue reading How do the rest of the world feel when America saves them?
This week sees the release of the movie which pits two of the biggest comic book characters against each other for the first time on the big screen. Before we see whether Snyder can deliver the movie we all hope it … Continue reading Batman vs Superman: Who is better?