There is a creepy sense of realism in The Houses October Built which will unnerve many a viewer. This movie could well have been staged as a documentary, using talking-head interviews, first-hand experiences and then coming to a valid conclusion of … Continue reading The Houses October Built (2014) Review
Christmas is a time to watch all the classic movies, from Home Alone to It’s a Wonderful Life. This year, Views from the Sofa is taking a more unconventional look at Christmas with five movies which may not exactly spread … Continue reading Unconventional Christmas Movies: Coopers’ Camera (2008) Review
There is an unusual, excellent movie in Lake Mungo, however it is hidden underneath some confused story-telling and weird, muddled narrative. The ideas that Lake Mungo want to express are clearly original, directly from the documentary style opening which demonstrates that people … Continue reading Lake Mungo (2008) Review
Another month and another Podcast, this time one with a Horror Theme! To poorly coincide with Halloween, me and Adam discuss all things horror, delving into what makes us scared, our favourite horror movies and answering the questions that really matter, … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast- SofaPod 9: The Blair Sofa Project
One of the strengths of 1999 horror movie The Blair Witch Project was that the three lead cast members were relatively unknown and so the plausibility of the story being true had more credibility. You’d think that the success of the … Continue reading Horror Week: The Blair Witch Project – What Happened Next?
Nobody was particularly asking for a sequel to the excellent 1999 horror movie The Blair Witch Project but that didn’t stop the trickle of excitement once the shock reveal of the movie first titled The Woods was in fact Blair … Continue reading Horror Week: Blair Witch (2016) Review
There aren’t many movies, not just horror movies, as iconic and influential as The Blair Witch Project. At the time it managed to “trick” a generation of people, convincing many that the “found footage” the movie uses could actually be genuine … Continue reading Horror Week: The Blair Witch Project (1999) Review