Views from the Sofa is 5 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at 2016 and give some awards based on the movies we have watched this year. These awards are for all the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2017
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 When was their Career Peak? – Alfred Hitchcock
Views from the Sofa is launching another theme week and this one concerns the master director Alfred Hitchcock. Our exposure to Hitchcock is quite minor, having covered The Birds as an official review and only having seen Psycho once before that … Continue reading Hitchcock Week: The Launch!
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 16: Crows in the Playground
At a time in horror when “cattle-prod” scares seem to be the go-to device for scares, The Birds is a lesson in how to truly scare an audience. It doesn’t have any scares which make you jump at all but instead … Continue reading The Birds (1963) Review