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
Occasionally, outside of Pixar, an animated movie is made which treats its audience with respect and delivers a clever, partly mature but no less exciting story. How to Train your Dragon is that movie, managing to deliver a tale that is … Continue reading How to Train your Dragon (2010) Review
Most movie bloggers make a list of the films they want to see at this time of year but my list is slightly different. I don’t get to go to the cinema as frequently as I once did so I have … Continue reading My “Must-See at the Cinema” releases of 2019
Views from the Sofa is 7 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 year. … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2019
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 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Computer Animated Movies (which aren’t Pixar).
Any film, particularly comedies and even more so with animated comedies, relies on a certain element of luck. You can have the greatest script, fantastic cast and amazing director but if the chemistry doesn’t fit or the audience don’t quite “get … Continue reading Despicable Me (2010) Review
There are films I watch, expecting them to be comedies and from viewing the trailer, hilarious, but instead they impress me by just being… cool. That is the only way to describe some of these films. The best example of this The Incredibles. As a comedy, there isn’t actually that many laughs but as a film, its brilliantly exciting, engrossing, entertaining and, well… cool! Megamind fits well into this category too. It’s a lot funnier than The Incredibles but that is hardly a triumph. The difference I did find was that Megamind is trying to be funny, more so than its other superhero counterpart. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Megamind (2010) Review