Whether you attribute it to the #metoo movement or to the growing demand for fairer involvement by women in the entertainment industry or whether it would have happened regardless: You can use The Favourite as an example of a great … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Favourite (2018) Review
BlacKkKlansman has the kind of plot point that is almost too good to be true: A black man manages to infiltrate the KKK. It is even better when you realise that this is based on a true story and although it … Continue reading Oscars 2019: BlacKkKlansman (2018) Review
We are deep in awards season and when it comes to movies there is only one that seems to truly count. The Academy Awards is the highlight of the movie awards calendar and even though they are slightly outdated and may … Continue reading Oscars 2019: The Launch!
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 96: Good Will Hunting. The hook of Good Will Hunting is the type that could launch many different styles or genres of stories: … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: Good Will Hunting (1997) Review
I’ve like The Oscars and what they represent for the movie industry. I like the pomp and ceremony that goes with them and I usually recognise the movies they have chosen as worthy contenders (if not always worthy, eventual winners). However … Continue reading Why The Academy have got it wrong with the new “Popular Movie” category.
This could potentially be one of the movies of the year. Unbreakable is one of my favourite films and potentially the best superhero origin story ever while Split won the Views from the Sofa award for movie of 2016. Glass brings … Continue reading Trailer of the Week: Glass
There is a fantastic movie hidden somewhere in Roman J. Israel Esq. Somewhere along the way it becomes lost, maybe because it is a movie trying to do many different things, or be many different types of movie all at once. … Continue reading Roman J. Israel Esq. (2017) Review
Molly’s Game is Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut and it has his style all over it. Molly’s Game is a well-told, superbly written and engrossing drama that catches you from the very beginning and refuses to let you go. Sorkin wrote the … Continue reading Molly’s Game (2017) Review
Call Me by Your Name struggles to be an original movie. Very little of what you see in the film hasn’t been seen before. It is a film about “coming-of-age,” “finding yourself,” “unexplored sexuality” and “life-changing relationships.” It has a teenage … Continue reading Call Me by Your Name (2017) Review