Some films don’t need major moments of drama or huge action sequences to be entertaining. Some movies work perfectly because they make you feel good. Sometimes you want to watch a movie where you are seeing someone do something they … Continue reading Chef (2014) Review
You can understand why people didn’t want Disney to remake the animated “classic” The Lion King but when you see the finished product, with the photo-realistic animals bringing the story to life, you can also understand why they chose to do … Continue reading The Lion King (2019) Review
Disney are undertaking a bold crusade in remaking their beloved classics. They managed to succeed with The Jungle Book by bringing the classic (but slightly dated) movie up-to-date but the CGI and spectacle of seeing the animated animals “in the flesh” … Continue reading Aladdin (2019) Review
It has been said many times before that the perfect version of Spider-Man has finally arrived on-screen. Toby Maguire’s version was good and as the first real attempt at a big screen Spider-Man did exactly what it needed to without really … Continue reading Spider-Man Homecoming (2017) Review
Views from the Sofa is 5 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at 2016 and give some awards based on the movies we have watched this year. These awards are for all the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2017
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
This year saw the release of a long-awaited Independence Day sequel. It has been 20 years until that movie was released and although it may be coincidence, it seems that the anniversary definitely had some pull on the sequel being released … Continue reading Potential sequels to 20 Year old movies
For the ten years that Friends dominated the sitcom arena, it had it’s fair share of famous faces, particularly from the world of movies. Plenty of movie stars shared the screen with the famous friends, some playing against type and others … Continue reading The best movie star cameos on Friends
I hate the thought of remakes for no reason than to cash-in on a previous movie’s success. Recent examples would be Point Break, Robocop and although not released yet, you arguably Ghostbusters. These movies didn’t need to be remade or re-imagined … Continue reading Could watching the remake before the original mean you like it more?
When the live action Jungle Book remake was announced, many people greeted the news with a mixture of skepticism and groans. It felt unnecessary and definitely like Disney were tampering with a sacred classic. The movie’s release has come and gone … Continue reading Is Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book destined to fail?