Ben and Dave return with a discussion of the best movie openings. The greatest beginnings to movies get discussed here, from Raiders of the Lost Ark through to Up. As well as movie openings, there are two very different quizzes and … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast: Season 3 Episode 13 – Best Movie Openings
Versus pits two films of similar genre, story, cast or any other tenious link against each other and decides which is better based not on quality but on different catagories shared between the two films. First up, Burton’s Batman takes on … Continue reading New Features Week: Batman (1989) Versus The Dark Knight
Superheroes are ridiculous. The concept is silly, the ideas usually stupid and most ridiculous of them all is The Batman. Not only is he a man dressed as a bat using his wealth to fight crime: he does this very … Continue reading The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Review
Views from the Sofa’s Greatest Scenes is a list of the 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 many different … Continue reading Greatest Movie Scenes Number 44: “Mirror…Mirror!”
How do you define a “best supporting role?” Is it screen time? Position in the story? Relationship to the lead character? Audience perception? Two categories in The Oscars award people for their “supporting” roles but when you look through past … Continue reading Oscars Month: Should “Best Supporting role” even be a category?
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
Memento is a movie which shouldn’t work. It is a story told backwards, trying to help the audience see things from the perspective of central character Leonard, who has a condition which means he has no short-term memory. This means that … Continue reading Memento (2000) Review