Views from the Sofa is 6 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 watched this year. These awards are … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2018
Revisiting a movie for a sequel twenty years after the original doesn’t seem like a very good idea. It seems like a poor excuse for a cash-grab or worse, a lack of creativity. This would seem to be more of the … Continue reading T2 Trainspotting (2017) Review
Episode 3 is a bit later than usual but it is a jam-packed bumper episode and well worth the wait. This episode is Then and Now, which means Dave and Ben discuss everything remake, reboot and sequel, looking at the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa The Podcast: Season 2 Episode 3: A Ghost in the Sofa
Nothing so perfectly captures 90s Britain as Trainspotting. It seems cliché to say it now and many an article and blog post has been written which details the reasons Trainspotting is the culmination of British 90s culture but from the moment … Continue reading Trainspotting (1996) Review
It is the first of the month which means another theme launch! 2017 has seen a lot of movies and franchises offering reboots, re-imaginings, remakes or long overdue sequels. This month we take a look at some of the key examples … Continue reading Then and Now Month: The Launch!
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 Dreams and Nightmares Month: 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Movie Dream Sequences
Two days into 2017 and there is plenty to look forward to in the movie calendar. As I do at this time every year, we are counting down the ten movies which I consider “must-see.” These aren’t all necessarily the most … Continue reading 2017’s Must-See Movies