The end of last week saw outcry by many, particularly those of Asian-American heritage at the casting of Matt Damon in the new movie The Great Wall. To quickly summarise, The Great Wall is about Matt Damon’s (White) character helping defend … Continue reading Is appealing to audiences the key to changing Hollywood’s “Whitewashing?”
I don’t usually comment or care about awards shows. I think they are often so detached from the actual movie-watching public that their results don’t often reflect the opinions of the general audience or even the best of the movies that … Continue reading My Views on The Oscars 2016
Today is the fourth anniversary of Views of the Sofa. To commemorate the birthday of the blog, I take a look back at the previous year in film with my Views from the Sofa Awards. These awards are slightly different … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2016
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 Movies of 2015
My local Cineworld cinema has a gimmick called D-Box. I call it a gimmick because it adds very little to the movie viewing experience other than a more expensive ticket. Your chair vibrates in time with the action. That is it! … Continue reading Is 4D a good idea?
The Martian could very well be the best movie I’ve seen this year. From the exciting opening to the thrilling finale I was gripped. I’ve already explained why I loved the movie in my review but needless to say I left … Continue reading Is this the Golden Age for the Space movie?
Matt Damon has become an acting heavyweight without anyone noticing. Where you can watch a film starring Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, knowing that it will probably be of decent quality because of their status in the … Continue reading The Martian (2015) Review
Terminator Genisys was actually made worse by it’s spoiler-filled trailer. One of the biggest plot points to the movie, the reveal that John Connor was actually the film’s villain, was spoiled very clearly in the trailers for the film. This meant … Continue reading Should trailers have a spoiler rating?