Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. The scenes are in no particular order and come from … Continue reading 100 Greatest Scenes Number 4: “Do You Expect Me to Talk?
Today is the fourth anniversary of Views of the Sofa. To commemorate the birthday of the blog, I take a look back at the previous year in film with my Views from the Sofa Awards. These awards are slightly different … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2016
The final day of Month of Bond and fittingly I have finally seen them all! So all that is left is to put them in order, from worst to the best. Suitably there is a decent mix of the different Bond’s … Continue reading Month of Bond: Ranking every Bond film!
Finally, Daniel Craig gets a proper Bond film. From Casino Royale through to the end of Skyfall, it felt like it was a long, drawn-out (but very entertaining) process to rediscover, rebuild and “reboot” Bond. The classic tropes and traditions had … Continue reading Month of Bond: Spectre (2015) Review
A Bond movie is only as good as it’s villain and 007 has had some brilliant foes. It isn’t always about the plan or scheme but sometimes just the charisma or threat that a Bond Villain poses the spy. In the … Continue reading Month of Bond: (00)7 Best Bond Villains
It takes more than just being sexy to be a Bond Girl. It seems just appearing as a female in a Bond film is enough to make you a Bond Girl but for me an effective Bond Girl matches Bond. She … Continue reading Month of Bond: (00)7 Best Bond Girls
Quantum of Solace is an example of why you don’t rush movies in a franchise – particularly the Bond franchise. Casino Royale was an effective “reboot” for the character and set the series on a more serous, gritty and Jason Bourne … Continue reading Month of Bond: Quantum of Solace (2008) Review
It is a well-stated misconception that Desmond Llewelyn was in every Bond film up to and including The World is Not Enough. It is testament to how much of an impact he makes this once trivial character that he doesn’t actually … Continue reading Month of Bond: A Tribute to Q
One of the worst things a Bond film can do is waste a potentially amazing villain. If you had told me that Christopher Walken was playing a Bond villain, I would expect the movie to revolve around that character. A Walken … Continue reading Month of Bond: A View to a Kill (1985) Review
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 Month of Bond: 3 of the Best vs. 3 of the Worst: Bond songs