I know you’ve been desperate to hear our thoughts but worry not, the second part of Sofa Pod 8 is here! This time we discuss movies 50 – 1 and partake in another random but great Dave quiz. There is also … Continue reading Views from the Sofa The Podcast: Sofa Pod 8 – 100 Greatest Movies (Part 2)
In a year for Marvel movies that saw both Spider-Man: Homecoming and the grand return of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor was going to have to do something different to be considered alongside these more popular heroes. Thor’s earlier movies … Continue reading Thor Ragnarok (2017) Review
As you watch the sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy, you’ll get the impression that writer and director James Gunn wanted this movie to be about family. That is because it isn’t subtly hinted at but thrown into your face at … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Review
Two days into 2017 and there is plenty to look forward to in the movie calendar. As I do at this time every year, we are counting down the ten movies which I consider “must-see.” These aren’t all necessarily the most … Continue reading 2017’s Must-See Movies
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
Doctor Strange shows how confident Marvel are in their “plan.” What started as a fledgling idea back in 2008 with Iron Man has now become a twice-yearly event and each new superhero movie develops the wider world and leads to something … Continue reading Doctor Strange (2016) Review
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?
This week, James Gunn, director of The Guardians of the Galaxy, hit back at attempts to publish a “scoop” about the upcoming sequel, titled very imaginatively Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. His point is a very valid one; not only … Continue reading Why are we “spoiling” movies before they are released?
In the UK we have two music channels that dedicate an hour or so a day to “non-stop Movie Classics” (or something similar.) I catch this occasionally when I’m channel hopping and the same selection of songs are being played. … Continue reading What happened to proper Movie Songs