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
It is difficult to review Mother! without giving anything away or spoiling the experience. It is an experience that people will either love and get on-board with or completely reject and hate. It doesn’t feel like there could be any in-between. … Continue reading Mother! (2017) Review
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading What is their Career Peak? – Jennifer Lawrence
Bogart and Bergman, Gere and Roberts, Rogers and Astaire: The movies are full of classic on-screen couples who have defined romance in the films. The producers of Passengers must have felt they were on to the same thing when they cast … Continue reading Passengers (2016) Review
Future Stars takes a look at the actors, actresses or directors who are at the beginning of their career and ready to leap into super-stardom. They could have a few movies under their belt, be a TV actor trying to … Continue reading Future Stars: Maika Monroe
At a time when Hollywood is mining comic books, TV shows and even board games for movie ideas, adapting a novel seems quite ordinary and sensible. Books have been turned into movies for the longest time and with this week’s release … Continue reading Is “the book was better” ever a valid criticism?
There are hundreds of examples of “almost castings;” moments when the studio almost went in a completely different direction for a role and cast an actor we would not associate or even imagine in the role today. The most iconic ones … Continue reading What if?… OJ Simpson had been The Terminator (and other almost castings)