Ben and Dave have returned with a reboot/re-brand/re-imagining of The Views from the Sofa Podcast… That Movie List Podcast! Keeping it thematic, Ben and Dave will be counting down their Top 5 Comebacks however Dave decided to go off on … Continue reading That Movie List Podcast: Episode 1 – Comebacks!
It is something of an accomplishment that director Armando Iannucci manages to undercut what is a terrifyingly true story with some great humour. The Death of Stalin is a comedy but it really shouldn’t be. This is a film about … Continue reading The Death of Stalin (2017) Review
What could have been an in-depth, sympathetic look at what the seemingly misunderstood religion of Satanism really stands for is instead portrayed as a sensationalist documentary which doesn’t ever get truly to the bottom of what people involved in Satanism … Continue reading Hail Satan? (2019) Review
Bombshell is a film that is trying to do a lot, with some very impressive tools at it’s disposal, but never truly manages to accomplish what it is setting out to do. The story at the centre of Bombshell is an … Continue reading Bombshell (2019) Review
Two Popes is held together, not necessarily by the story, but by the two powerhouse performances at its core. Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce are fantastic as the titular Popes, who have some fundamental differences in views but a respect … Continue reading Two Popes (2019) Review
I’ve never been on the Cohen brother’s bandwagon. Where some people see genius, I see convoluted plotting, snail-pace story-telling and sometimes arrogant stylised techniques. Aside from the True Grit remake and parts of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, I don’t … Continue reading No Country for Old Men (2007) Review
It is a bold move to make a comedy set in the war-torn Berlin of Hitler’s Germany. Even bolder to make one which touches upon The Holocaust and the brainwashing of children through the Hitler Youth. Luckily, Taika Waititi has … Continue reading JoJo Rabbit (2019) Review