Jordan Peele is fast becoming a master of the horror genre. While Blumhouse create movies for the popcorn summer crowd, guaranteed to make the audience scream and jump on multiple occasions, Peele is crafting an area of horror which is smarter, … Continue reading Us (2019) Review
You’d be forgiven for thinking Widows was going to be a high-end heist movie. It is directed by Steve McQueen who has made a name for major titles including Shame and 12 Years a Slave. The cast is fantastic, from heavyweights … Continue reading Best of the Rest 2018: Widows (2018) Review
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
The feeling of awkward, unnerving tension is what will keep you hooked throughout watching Get Out. Aside from the initial moments introducing you to our hero and his girlfriend, the feeling of dread never leaves you and you aren’t ever really … Continue reading Best of 2017/Oscars 2018: Get Out (2017) Review
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!
2018 has started but the first theme of the new year is a simple one: Watching the ten best films of 2017! I missed a lot of movies that were released last year and want to make up for that … Continue reading Best of 2017: The Launch! (and I need your help!)