Whether you attribute it to the #metoo movement or to the growing demand for fairer involvement by women in the entertainment industry or whether it would have happened regardless: You can use The Favourite as an example of a great … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Favourite (2018) Review
BlacKkKlansman has the kind of plot point that is almost too good to be true: A black man manages to infiltrate the KKK. It is even better when you realise that this is based on a true story and although it … Continue reading Oscars 2019: BlacKkKlansman (2018) Review
When people talk about screen chemistry then they should look at the work that Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga put in on A Star is Born. They hold this movie together so well that you are captivated from the moment the … Continue reading Review Bonanza: A Star is Born (2018) Review
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)