Today is the fourth anniversary of Views of the Sofa. To commemorate the birthday of the blog, I take a look back at the previous year in film with my Views from the Sofa Awards. These awards are slightly different … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2016
I’m going to pre-cursor this theory with a simple statement: This is my opinion of the series and not necessarily the intended view. It isn’t an original view, I’d heard it many times before and dismissed it as quickly but as … Continue reading Month of Bond: Why James Bond is a codename and not one man!
A Bond movie is only as good as it’s villain and 007 has had some brilliant foes. It isn’t always about the plan or scheme but sometimes just the charisma or threat that a Bond Villain poses the spy. In the … Continue reading Month of Bond: (00)7 Best Bond Villains
I don’t like Roger Moore’s Bond movies. This month I have repeatedly slated his films, complaining about how cheesy, silly and 70s they feel. Add to that the fact that Moore clearly outstays his welcome and that Connery actually comes back … Continue reading Month of Bond: Ranking the Moore Movies
James Bond may be the central character to the whole 007 franchise but there are also many regular contributing characters that make the movies so successful. You can name a clear-cut ” Bond family” and arguably, at the “Head” of this … Continue reading Month of Bond: A Tribute to M
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading Month of Bond: 3 of the Best vs. 3 of the Worst: Bond songs
Moonraker is everything that is wrong with Roger Moore’s Bond. It has silly in abundance, some bizarre set-pieces, a strange story for one of the best Bond henchman and then the worst finale that has ever involved the super-spy. It is … Continue reading Month of Bond: Moonraker (1979) Review