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
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading When was their Career Peak? – Alfred Hitchcock
The reason Dial M for Murder is so effective is because if it’s simplicity. It isn’t a huge, complicated and overly stylised movie. It predominantly takes place in one room and really only concerns five key characters. However from the beginning … Continue reading Dial M for Murder (1954) Review
In August of 2011, three reels of a movie thought lost were found in a garden shed in New Zealand. That movie was a silent film called The White Shadow, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. From that point on, the film was … Continue reading Hitchcock’s The White Shadow (and watching classic silent movies)
Views from the Sofa is launching another theme week and this one concerns the master director Alfred Hitchcock. Our exposure to Hitchcock is quite minor, having covered The Birds as an official review and only having seen Psycho once before that … Continue reading Hitchcock Week: The Launch!