One of the hardest skills to pull off in screenwriting is making the dialogue seem “normal.” Even screenwriters like Quentin Tarantino, who is praised for how “normal” the dialogue was in movies like Pulp Fiction, wasn’t really writing the kind of … Continue reading Best of 2017/Oscars 2018: Lady Bird (2017) Review
Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 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 … Continue reading 100 Greatest Scenes Number 29: “May I smoke my pipe?”
The Wolfpack is an intriguing movie for any film fan. The opening sequences sees the titular brothers recreating key scenes from Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and while it is bizarre witnessing these recreations, you can’t help but be compelled by the scene for … Continue reading Documentary Week: The Wolfpack (2015) Review
Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 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 … Continue reading 100 Greatest Scenes Number 28: “Ezekiel 25:17”
From the moment that Guy Ritchie’s fast-paced, dialogue heavy and twist-filled debut movie starts, you are very aware that you are watching something special. It starts quite nonchalantly, very low-key, as Nick Moran’s Eddy, clearly battered and beaten, explains some of the finer points … Continue reading Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) Review
Amongst the movie blogging community there is a series known as “The Blindspot.” This is when a movie fan actively searches out the movies they should have seen. The films that are regarded as classics or come highly recommended by everyone … Continue reading The Great Film Directors Blindspot series (The Launch)
I’m a huge fan of both Netflix and Cineworld. Netflix is a great service for old tv shows and original content. Cineworld makes going to the cinema both easy and affordable with their Unlimited Card. I even get to see a … Continue reading How Netflix and Cineworld annoyed me in one night!