Every “kids movie” has to navigate that fine balance between being entertaining enough for kids to be engrossed for 90 minutes but not be too corny and super sweet that parents can’t enjoy it too. Pixar knows how to do … Continue reading Trolls (2016) 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 1: “Mrs Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me.”
According to IMDB, Jack Nicholson was considered for the titular role of Benjamin Braddock. Watching this film, the character is so obviously and clearly meant for Dustin Hoffman you can’t imagine anyone else playing him. From the opening shot, framed around … Continue reading The Graduate (1967) Review
In the UK we have two music channels that dedicate an hour or so a day to “non-stop Movie Classics” (or something similar.) I catch this occasionally when I’m channel hopping and the same selection of songs are being played. … Continue reading What happened to proper Movie Songs
As Ben mentioned yesterday, I’m going to start writing about music using Views from the Sofa. This space is for me to share my music experiences. I want to share the music that I listen to, whether it be listening to my i-pod on the bus, music at a club, at a live gig or something fresh that I’ve heard on the radio. Hopefully some exciting new artists and amazing new gig venues will emerge in my reflections. I have grown up in one of the greatest cities in the world, renown for its music genius. Due to the antics of the … Continue reading Welcome to Sounds from the Sofa!