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
The Unreliable Narrator: A narrator in a movie, play or literature who’s reliability has been compromised. This post contains spoilers for many films featuring unreliable narrators You can’t discuss Twist Week without talking about the great use of unreliable narrators … Continue reading Twist Week: The Joy of the unreliable narrator
It is easy to forget that The Usual Suspects didn’t arrive on the scene with a fanfare or a huge marketing campaign. Despite featuring an impressive cast which includes Benicio Del Toro, Gabriel Byrne and of course Kevin Spacey, the movie … Continue reading Twist Week: The Usual Suspects (1995) Review
As you’d imagine, an article about spoilers will contain some spoilers but only for films that have been released for a long time and spoiled for many if they haven’t already seen it. The statute of limitations on spoilers for … Continue reading Can you enjoy a movie which has been spoiled?
There is nothing worse than a spoiler! Or more specifically, nothing worst than the tool that ends up spoiling a film/tv show for you. It’s probably top of my “soft hatred” list. (things you hate that aren’t a big deal!) Whenever … Continue reading When is a Spoiler no longer a Spoiler?