The “Death of Superman” is one of the biggest events in comic history. It was a huge moment which spanned various comic-book titles, introduced new characters and gave us a key story which is ripe to be adapted for the big … Continue reading Superman: Doomsday (2007) Review
It has finally happened. After Iron Man was released in 2008 and arguably started what is The Golden Age of the superhero movie, we now have a female-led superhero film and who better than Diana Prince herself: Wonder Woman. It would … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: Wonder Woman (2017) Review
Superheroes are ridiculous. The concept is silly, the ideas usually stupid and most ridiculous of them all is The Batman. Not only is he a man dressed as a bat using his wealth to fight crime: he does this very … Continue reading The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Review
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
Every year I do a list of Must -See movies for the year ahead. I published 2017’s list earlier but thought it was worth reflecting on the year that had past by looking at my most anticipated films for 2016. Did I … Continue reading A look back at my Must-See Movies of 2016
This week saw the release of the first trailer for Wolverine 3, succinctly named Logan. That title is just the beginning of the changes that are apparent in the third installment of the superhero’s solo trilogy. For the rest of the … Continue reading Logan and the changing face of Superhero movies
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
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 Movie Gimmicks
The shared movie universe: it is a well sought after concept which is slowly eating away at movie franchises and destroying the quality of the summer blockbusters and it is all Marvel’s fault. The idea of a shared universe is that … Continue reading Have Marvel broken Hollywood?
This summer sees the release of Independence Day sequel Resurgence and most people have viewed it with a collective “meh.” This seems ridiculous considering how huge the first movie was and how it ranks among many people’s top science-fiction films, … Continue reading Are audiences bored of city-destroying carnage?