Views from the Sofa is 7 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at the past year and give some awards based on the movies we have viewed and reviewed within that year. … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2019
It is the first of the month which means another theme launch! 2017 has seen a lot of movies and franchises offering reboots, re-imaginings, remakes or long overdue sequels. This month we take a look at some of the key examples … Continue reading Then and Now Month: The Launch!
Where Part 1 of the Deathly Hallows story was definitely designed to set the scene and place all the pieces of the tale in place, Part 2 is the finale. To say that this movie is one large set-piece may be … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Review
You could argue that there is a lot less focus on story in the fourth Harry Potter movie and much more focus on action. It is a movie of set-pieces and spectacle rather than advancing any of the larger mythology forward … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2004) Review
Buddy-cop movies live or die on the chemistry of their leads. Lethal Weapon works because of the juxtaposition of crazed Gibson vs family guy Glover, while martial-artist Jackie Chan is the opposite of motor-mouth Chris Tucker for the Rush Hour series. … Continue reading Bad Boys (1995) Review
Deadpool did what many superhero movies struggle to do; faithfully adapt their hero. It had everything you need for Deadpool: the comedy, the violence, the self-referential humour and the breaking of the fourth wall. It was a risk but one that … Continue reading Should the Deadpool sequel be Deadpool vs Wolverine?
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