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
Views from the Sofa is 7 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at the past year and give some awards based on the movies we have viewed and reviewed within that year. … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2019
This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 70: The Lion King. From the moment that The Lion King starts, with an African-inspired song and the animals all responding to the … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: The Lion King (1994) Review
Disney’s first Renaissance was the time period between 1988 and 1999 which saw them produce some of their most critical and financially successful movies. This period started with The Little Mermaid and ended with Tarzan, including The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty … Continue reading Is Disney producing their “Second Renaissance?”
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 10: The Circle of Life
Disney are at their most successful at the moment. They have the rights to Marvel, a cinematic juggernaut that is going from strength to strength. After acquiring the rights to Lucasfilm and their franchises, Star Wars is about to emerge back onto our … Continue reading Have Disney lost their creative genius?
There is a formula to the classic, “magical” Disney films. It can be boiled down to the story, the characters and the songs. Every classic Disney film, every Disney film that is a favourite from childhood and makes people’s “top ten” … Continue reading The Little Mermaid (1989) Review