Ben and Dave finally give their opinions on the 2019 Oscars. Listen as the pair dissect the winners, losers and people who should have gotten an award, as well as finally reveal who won the prediction competition. Dave also reviews the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast – Season 3 Episode 5: Oscars Reaction 2019
In 2017 Michael Stuhlbarg had a run of films that most actors would kill for. He managed to star in 3 movies that were all subsequently Oscar nominated and in one case, won the Oscar for Best Picture. Nevertheless, most people … Continue reading Unsung Hero: Michael Stuhlbarg
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
Doctor Strange looks like it will be another success for the powerhouse superhero studio. I enjoyed the movie too but it was clear that Marvel have their structure for an origin movie and there was little too original about the hero … Continue reading Why Marvel should make “Marvels”
Doctor Strange shows how confident Marvel are in their “plan.” What started as a fledgling idea back in 2008 with Iron Man has now become a twice-yearly event and each new superhero movie develops the wider world and leads to something … Continue reading Doctor Strange (2016) Review
Doctor Strange hits cinemas this week and the superhero studio powerhouse will bring another new character to the big screen. This ultimately means that yet another superheroes origin movie will be immortalised in film. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing but … Continue reading How to… make a Marvel origin movie
Ten years ago X-Men Apocalypse would be one of the best superhero movies. It has a cast of faithful characters, excellent performances and and effects which will blow audiences away. Unfortunately, now that there are at least five to six superhero … Continue reading Will lack of originality and creativity destroy the superhero movie?