Mudbound is set at an interesting time in American history. The slave trade has not long been abolished so the after-effects of that groundbreaking decision and change in American society is still felt in the tension between the different races. Combine … Continue reading Review Bonanza: Mudbound (2017) Review
This episode Ben and Dave decide to help Will Smith. Smith isn’t the movie star he used to be and certainly isn’t lighting-up the box office with the hits you’d expect. Ben and Dave think they have the answers to listen … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast: Views from the Sofa Fix Will Smith!
This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 96: Good Will Hunting. The hook of Good Will Hunting is the type that could launch many different styles or genres of stories: … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: Good Will Hunting (1997) Review
As long as you like musicals, you’ll love The Greatest Showman. As long as you are well aware that you are going to see a movie where each scene is a link to another epic musical number which will involve dancing, … Continue reading Review 700! – The Greatest Showman (2017)
There is a fantastic movie hidden somewhere in Roman J. Israel Esq. Somewhere along the way it becomes lost, maybe because it is a movie trying to do many different things, or be many different types of movie all at once. … Continue reading Roman J. Israel Esq. (2017) Review
Molly’s Game is Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut and it has his style all over it. Molly’s Game is a well-told, superbly written and engrossing drama that catches you from the very beginning and refuses to let you go. Sorkin wrote the … Continue reading Molly’s Game (2017) Review
In 2017 Michael Stuhlbarg had a run of films that most actors would kill for. He managed to star in 3 movies that were all subsequently Oscar nominated and in one case, won the Oscar for Best Picture. Nevertheless, most people … Continue reading Unsung Hero: Michael Stuhlbarg