Views from the Sofa is 7 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 year. … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2019
Winston Churchill is one of the most iconic figures in world history, let alone British history, so the task of playing him would have to fall to someone almost equally as iconic. Gary Oldman doesn’t naturally fit that role. He doesn’t … Continue reading Darkest Hour (2017) Review
Tonight is the night! The Oscars will (supposedly) highlight the best movies, performances and film related output of the year. I have managed to watch all the film nominated in what are considered the “major” categories and will give my predictions. … Continue reading Oscars 2018: The Predictions
There is a simplicity and honesty to Dunkirk that makes it so captivating. This was never going to be an easy movie to sell: Dunkirk is after all a failure on the part of the British and essentially a prolonged and … Continue reading Oscars 2018: Dunkirk (2017) Review
Another month and another theme launch. Unfortunately, this means I’m doubling up on themes as I haven’t been able to get all of my “Best of 2017” watched (and reviewed) yet. This month is of course the run-up to The Oscars … Continue reading Oscars 2018: The Launch
At the beginning of the week I asked for people’s contributions and votes for the best films of 2017. I had a load and also went searching, using lists from Empire, Total Film, Mark Kermode and other published lists from … Continue reading Best of 2017: The final publicly voted list!