Deadpool took the superhero template and blew it out of the water. It lampooned the genre, poked a stick at the poe-faced seriousness and managed to laugh at itself, the biggest characters and stars and still come out with a quality … Continue reading Teen Titans Go to the Movies (2018) Review
Whether it was an official decision or not, the fact that Warner Bros is moving away from a shared DC Cinematic Universe is a good one. This is because it gives the movies starring the DC characters the room to breathe … Continue reading Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020) Review
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is the kind of movie which you wouldn’t get away with making anymore. The world is too cynical and too jaded to believe the events and actions which takes place in the film could actually occur, or … Continue reading Review Bonanza: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Review
As well as launching the new-look Views from the Sofa we are also launching a brand new Theme Month for July. Since he stopped “smelling what was cookin’” and started acting, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has become one of the biggest … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson 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 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Moments in the Wolverine Franchise
Now that superhero movies have become a mainstay of every summer, it is up to each individual film to stand-out. Some have achieved this well, like Deadpool and Ant-Man, while others have struggled, like the newest X-Men movie or … Continue reading Logan (2017) Review
Trailers are essentially the same format everytime. They start with a slow tease of facts and information, reveal the key themes of the story and then amaze the audience with quick snippets of scenes and action sequences to wet the appetite. … Continue reading 10 perfect song choices for trailers
This week saw the release of the first trailer for Wolverine 3, succinctly named Logan. That title is just the beginning of the changes that are apparent in the third installment of the superhero’s solo trilogy. For the rest of the … Continue reading Logan and the changing face of Superhero movies
Ten years ago X-Men Apocalypse would be one of the best superhero movies. It has a cast of faithful characters, excellent performances and and effects which will blow audiences away. Unfortunately, now that there are at least five to six superhero … Continue reading Will lack of originality and creativity destroy the superhero movie?
Breaking the fourth wall is when a character or the movie/TV show directly acknowledges the audience. It could be by speaking directly to the audience or having the characters recognise that they are in a movie or a TV show. Recently … Continue reading The skill of Breaking the Fourth Wall.