The Joker is one of the most iconic villains in comic book, and subsequently movie, history. He is also a character that benefits most from mystery and very little backstory. This was seen best with Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight, … Continue reading Joker (2019) Review
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!”
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Actors who have played The Joker
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?
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! Gotham should be one of the best shows on TV. It has everything you’d want; compelling … Continue reading Gotham (Season 2) TV Review
In the week that Warner Bros announce an extended cut of Suicide Squad that is sure to feature more of Jared Leto’s Joker, it has also come to people’s attention that the super-villain team-up movie has been a box office … Continue reading Why Suicide Squad’s success is a good thing…
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
Christopher Nolan not only crafts the perfect superhero film but also one of the best film’s ever. There isn’t a misstep in the two and half hour running time of his Batman movie. It works from the ground-up, from soundtrack to story … Continue reading Review 500!: The Dark Knight (2008)