Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is arguably the ultimate Indiana Jones movie. There is an ancient, religious relic to chase, an adventure that takes the hero cross-country, Nazis to fight and a temples to raid complete with booby-traps and puzzles … Continue reading Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) Review
You have to give the first big screen outing of Tomb Raider credit: at least the casting was spot-on. Although a polygon woman hardly pointed studios in the direction of a real-life actress, casting Angelina Jolie was a savvy move and … Continue reading Video-Game Month: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) Review
There is no arguing that this is the Golden Age of Superhero movies but there are plenty of other heroes than didn’t originate in the pages of DC and Marvel. Before superheroes and super-powers, there were heroes of a different kind, … Continue reading Five “classic” heroes in need of a reboot
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 4: “Do You Expect Me to Talk?
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading What was their Career Peak? – Nicolas Cage
Before we start I want to place a stipulation on my choice of action films. These are movies which involve a hero against villain (usually European terrorist) and aren’t necessarily set in Science Fiction. This would rule out The Matrix, … Continue reading Why the 90s is the best decade for Action Movies
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 3 of the Worst vs 3 of the Best: Michael Bay movies
It is easy to forget, with his recent movies and the direction he has taken his career, that Michael Bay is a very good action director with some great films to his name. One example of that is The Rock, a … Continue reading The Rock (1996) Review
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!
The final day of Month of Bond and fittingly I have finally seen them all! So all that is left is to put them in order, from worst to the best. Suitably there is a decent mix of the different Bond’s … Continue reading Month of Bond: Ranking every Bond film!