DC seem to have made the decision to scrap their shared universe and focus on telling good stories in stand-alone movies with their vast array of fantastic characters. To this end James Gunn has been allowed to create the Suicide … Continue reading The Suicide Squad (2021) 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
Views from the Sofa is 8 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at the past year and give some awards based on the movies we have viewed and reviewed within that … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2020
Ben and Dave add their movie knowledge and problem-solving talents to fixing the ailing DC Universe. In this episode we ask why the DC Universe is broken (or even if it is broken) and what can be done to fix it. … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast: Fixing the DC Universe
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
In the week that Warner Bros announce an extended cut of Suicide Squad that is sure to feature more of Jared Leto’s Joker, it has also come to people’s attention that the super-villain team-up movie has been a box office … Continue reading Why Suicide Squad’s success is a good thing…
Each year the summer blockbuster season brings with it some of the biggest and most anticipated movies. The “tentpoles” which the studios place all their budget and faith in, hoping to now break that lucrative billion-dollar target. This summer was no … Continue reading Was Summer 2016 the most disappointing yet?
It is never enough for a film just to have great characters, played well by excellent actors, a movie must have a strong story as well. Suicide Squad is an example of this and it isn’t until your are introduced to … Continue reading Countdown to Review 500 – Suicide Squad (2016) Review
This week sees the release of the movie which pits two of the biggest comic book characters against each other for the first time on the big screen. Before we see whether Snyder can deliver the movie we all hope it … Continue reading Batman vs Superman: Who is better?
It was recently revealed that Ben Affleck will not only Batman in the new Superman vs Batman : Dawn of Justice movie but has also been handed the “keys” to the Batman franchise afterwards, both co-writing and directing the new instalment in … Continue reading Why Hush should be the story for Affleck’s Batman movie