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 Scene Number 27: Church Fight
It is the summer, which means it is the perfect time for a Views from the Sofa themed series. Last year was Month of Bond but this year will be slightly less intensive and slightly fewer movies to cover as I … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight – The Launch!
North by Northwest is Alfred Hitchcock’s “summer blockbuster.” It has action, romance, thrills and large set-pieces culminating in a fantastic and iconic finale. The hero globe-trots, beds a beautiful lady and becomes a low-rent James Bond. It is as close to … Continue reading North by Northwest (1959) Review
Yesterday I highlighted 5 roles which should never be recast. When devising the list, I soon realised that there are a few more too. These roles are slightly different because they aren’t quite as impossible as the last post. There are … Continue reading 5 more roles which should never be recast
In a time when Hollywood are obsessed with remakes, reboots and re-imaginings, it is now becoming the trend to consider recasting roles made famous and iconic by one specific actor. Some roles have managed to survive this, notably James Bond, Batman, … Continue reading 5 Roles which should never be recast
Back in June 2013 I published a post called 3 of the Worst vs 3 of the Best Actors who have played The Doctor. These posts are a recognition of the best and worst examples of any category and I’ve … Continue reading Some thoughts on opinions and comments
I got nominated for my second Liebster award by Prime Six (thank you very much). The idea is simple; I answer Prime Six’s 11 questions and nominate a bunch of blogs to highlight and bring attention too and then pose 11 … Continue reading My second Liebster Award
I’m getting my vote in early and campaigning way before the time. We aren’t even sure that Daniel Craig will be stepping down as the British spy but seeing as the rumours have already started and names have already been thrown … Continue reading My choice for the next James Bond
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! America are very good at delivering high-concept big budget dramas, while the Scandinavian countries deliver … Continue reading The Night Manager (Season 1) TV Review
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?