This review does not contain spoilers for Avengers: Endgame! Avengers: Endgame manages to do what many other franchises and long-running television series fail to do; perfectly end a captivating saga. The Marvel Studios movies have been 21 films and eleven years … Continue reading Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review
Ben and Dave watched Captain Marvel and then instantly recorded their views so this Spoiler-Filled special comes with the purest and rawest opinions. The pair discuss the positives and negatives, Captain Marvel’s place in the wider franchise and then predict what … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast – Season 3 Episode 6: Spoiler-Filled Captain Marvel Special
Marvel Studios are the victims of their own success. They have constantly delivered movies of such high quality that the bar has been set to an almost impossible standard. Avengers: Infinity War was the best of the best, topping off a … Continue reading Captain Marvel (2019) 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
New Year so a new season of the Views from the Sofa Podcast. If you’ve never listened before then get involved. We start off a brand new season with a look back at 2018 and a look forward to 2019. This … Continue reading VftS: The Movie Podcast – Season 3 Episode 1: The Reboot
I’ve like The Oscars and what they represent for the movie industry. I like the pomp and ceremony that goes with them and I usually recognise the movies they have chosen as worthy contenders (if not always worthy, eventual winners). However … Continue reading Why The Academy have got it wrong with the new “Popular Movie” category.
20 films in and after the extravagant success that was Infinity War, Marvel Studios have to keep offering something fresh. Origin stories can do this to some extent, particularly if the superhero is one we have never seen the likes of before, … Continue reading Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) Review
Last week saw San Diego Comic-Con bring a huge manner of delights, movie news and cult TV shows to the masses. We already featured Glass which was debuted at Comic-Con but nothing this week has managed to improve upon another Comic-Con … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: Trailer of the Week: SHAZAM!
The Views from the Sofa Podcast returns but with a shortened, Spoiler filled Infinity War Special! After making Ben wait for two and half weeks, Dave finally returns to England and lets him geek-out about Avengers: Infinity War. In this … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast: Infinity War Special
Since Samuel L Jackson stepped out of the shadows and told Robert Downey Jr about “The Avenger’s Initiative,” studios have been desperate to replicate Marvel’s success and create a shared universe that rivals the superhero behemoth. All others have failed because they never got what made Marvel’s Cinematic Universe work so well; characters you cared about, stories that were exciting and interesting, a drip-fed saga that was teased from the very beginning and actors who not just established the key roles but fully owned and created these characters so that you want to see them again and again. Or more importantly, … Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Review