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
I know you’ve been desperate to hear our thoughts but worry not, the second part of Sofa Pod 8 is here! This time we discuss movies 50 – 1 and partake in another random but great Dave quiz. There is also … Continue reading Views from the Sofa The Podcast: Sofa Pod 8 – 100 Greatest Movies (Part 2)
There is such thing as an “Oscar movie.” There are types of movies which win the coveted nominations and plenty of movies which feel like they should be considered but aren’t. A superhero movie and Sci-Fi spectacle could get a … Continue reading Oscar Month: 16 times the Academy nominated “non-Oscar” movies
Hindsight is 20/20. It is easy to look back at The Academy Awards and complain that they’ve made a terrible mistake with their eventual winners. This can often be up for debate and discussed in-depth but there are also times when … Continue reading 8 films that should have won The Oscar instead…
After my review of The Thing, a horror movie classic for many people, Michael over at Parlour of Horror took um-bridge with my claim that it wasn’t scary. It had it’s moments but at no point did I really feel “horrified” or … Continue reading When do horror movies stop being scary?
Rosemary’s Baby fit into that category of “horror” movies that are much more disturbing than scary. I would put The Omen in that category (and argue for the inclusion of The Exorcist too). That doesn’t make it any less of a horror … Continue reading Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Review
The issue with many older horror movies is that what was once shocking, scary and frightening for its time, seems quite tame compared to the horror movies made today. Movies that may have scared people, like The Omen or Nightmare on … Continue reading The Exorcist (1973) Review