Dave makes the intro awkward for Ben but after they get past that unpleasantness, they review Hobbs and Shaw in a spoiler-filled special. That is after Ben reviews Lost in Translation, The Princess Bride, Jaws, and the new Lion King … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast: Season 3 Episode 16 – Hobbs and Shaw Special
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 Dwayne Johnson Month – What is their Career Peak? – Dwayne Johnson
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 Dwayne Johnson Month: 3 of the Worst vs 3 of the Best “Buddies” for Dwayne Johnson
After being successfully inserted into The Journey, Fast and Furious and GI: Joe franchises, Dwayne Johnson was given the not unflattering moniker of Franchise Viagra. Although he has shied away from adding himself to new and existing franchises for a little … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: Franchises that need “Viagra.”
Before Vin Diesel seemingly cornered the market on fast cars and Family, another film mixed these two concepts to good effect, in fact some may even argue better than the earlier Fast and Furious movies. Nicholas Cage would steal cars, get … Continue reading Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) Review
It has been a staple of the horror genre for so long that it is difficult to remember a time when the Slasher movie didn’t exist. The simple premise of a supernatural or just plain crazy person stalking and killing a … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Did we miss the death of the Slasher movie?
Eight films in and the producers of the Fast and Furious franchise are clearly learning. The franchise has changed completely, with the series now being about a team of super-thieves/cops/fugitives rather than street racers. It grows with every franchise (and kills … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: Fast and Furious 8 (2017) Review
We’re Back! Officially a soft-reboot of the Views from the Sofa podcast we have great content for returning fans and brand new listeners alike. It all begins with a new co-host and slightly tweaked structure but we will still be … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: The Views from the Sofa Podcast returns!!!
Sometimes it is best to go out on a high. There is nothing particularly wrong with the seventh instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise but if it can’t match the heights of the sixth, you have to wonder if the … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: Furious 7 (2015) Review
Not many franchises make it successfully and credibly to six films and far fewer then produce their best movie at the sixth time of trying. Somehow, that is exactly what The Fast and Furious franchise has managed to do. Building on … Continue reading Fast and Furious Month: Fast & Furious 6 (2013) Review