Ben and Dave return for another episode dedicated to one specific movie and have an in-depth, spoiler-filled chat about DC’s newest superhero – Shazam! Not before they talk about the new Star Wars trailer, whether The Lion King should be a … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast – Season 3, Episode 8: Shazam! Special
Ben and Dave return with a new episode running down the Movie Universes they would most like to live in. This includes discussions about the pros and cons of stopping time while also debating how much of a rubbish Jedi Ben … Continue reading Views from the Sofa The Podcast: Season 3 Episode 7 – Top 5 Movie Universes
Ben and Dave take a look at the 1970s and the best movies this decade produced. Well Ben does… Instead Dave takes a look at the best titles of this decade and creates his own movies (it has to be heard … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast Season 3 Episode 3: Best of the 70s
Most movie bloggers make a list of the films they want to see at this time of year but my list is slightly different. I don’t get to go to the cinema as frequently as I once did so I have … Continue reading My “Must-See at the Cinema” releases of 2019
This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 7: Raiders of the Lost Ark. Raiders of the Lost Ark has arguably the greatest opening to any movie ever. Not many movies can … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movie Month: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Review
In the brief hiatus the blog had while I was consolidating and restructuring and all the other words you can use that makes this feel like a bigger deal than it actually is: The Views from the Sofa Podcast continued. … Continue reading New Episodes of The Views from the Sofa Podcast!
You’d think with their previous track record, Lucasfilm and Disney as their parent company, would avoid prequels. The Star Wars prequel trilogy is not fondly remembered and many blame it for ruining a (practically) perfect trilogy series. This prequel has been met with trepidation also, especially because it deals with a character as popular and sacred as the original trilogy people work so hard to defend. Although Solo is not the “disaster” the prequel’s become renowned for, it isn’t the movie the potential of a Han Solo back-story could have been. It has a lot of strong aspects. For starters, it … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Review