Views from the Sofa’s Greatest Scenes is a list of the greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. The scenes are in no particular order and come from many different … Continue reading Greatest Scenes Number 42: “Go F*** Yourself”
Assassins Creed does resemble a video game in it’s structure. Like most video games, it is a weak, shallow narrative used to hinge impressive set-pieces and action sequences upon. Unfortunately, what works well for a video game doesn’t work well for … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed (2016) Review
There are too many superhero movies. Not necessarily because people are bored of them, that doesn’t seem to be the case and people will gladly watch as many as studios are willing to produce. The issue that a saturation in the … Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Review
As you watch the Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers and The Pacific, you will find yourself clambering for IMDB. Like many different shows and movies that are over ten years old, there are plenty of current stars who appear unexpectedly. … Continue reading Spielberg on WW2 – How Spielberg cast TV and Movie’s future stars
2016 is going to be another huge year for movies. The anticipation for some big summer blockbusters is already building, with teaser trailers, images and rumours fuelling the excitement. This is the list of the movies I’m definitely going to the … Continue reading 2016’s Must-See Movies (Part 1)
The videogame industry now rivals the film industry for it’s quality of creative output and the money that the industry makes. Grand Theft Auto alone made over a billion dollars in record time, rivalling studio movies like Jurassic World or The Avengers. It … Continue reading Why videogame movies will never work
As he was doing the promotional rounds for Birdman, the director of the Oscar-winning movie stated that superhero films were, amongst other criticisms, “Cultural Genocide.” This is pretty much the culmination of a blockbuster backlash that Hollywood is managing to survive … Continue reading Forget Superhero fatigue – why do we still watch biopics?