Views from the Sofa is 8 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 viewed and reviewed within that … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2020
When Deadpool hit our screens it was a refreshing take on superhero movies in a genre that was over-saturated. Here was a “hero” that was rude, sweary, self-referential and shining a huge spotlight on the industry itself. Add to that the … Continue reading Deadpool 2 (2018) Review
Success can breed familiarity and complacency so it wouldn’t surprise anyone if Marvel started to drop the ball on their Cinematic Universe but Black Panther seems to be showing that the studio has ambitions and plans beyond their universe-building event … Continue reading Black Panther (2018) Review
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 4: “Do You Expect Me to Talk?
Yesterday I started examining the career of Hollywood siblings. The idea was to see if there was any pattern. Do older siblings achieve more than their younger brother or sister? Is the sister always outshining the brother? I couldn’t find any … Continue reading Sibling vs Sibling: Who does it better? (Part 2)
Since Goldfinger, the Bond song has become as important a feature of a Bond film as the director, cast, villain and overall story. Some of the songs have become more famous than the films they supported, for both positive and negative … Continue reading Month of Bond: Is Writing’s on a Wall a classic Bond song?
While Superheroes and Science Fiction may take the attention of most people in 2015, spy movies are slowly creeping under the radar, with not one or two but at least five movies concerning secret agents, gadgets, girls and exotic locations making their way to the big … Continue reading 2015 – The Year of the Spy movie!