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
I am a History Teacher in my “real-life” and one with very little survival skills. Movies very regularly put average people in extraordinary situations and I often watch, as many other people do, and wonder “how long would I survive … Continue reading How long would I survive… Jurassic Park?
If the movies are to be believed, Earth is on the brink of an alien invasion. Not that we should be afraid though because the aliens won’t succeed, they never do. That being the case, maybe it is time to help … Continue reading How to… Invade Earth
To start let’s make something perfectly clear: This is not a political post! Nor is it me hating on America, a country I have a lot of time and respect for. This is a post about the movies, or in particular … Continue reading How do the rest of the world feel when America saves them?
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading What is their Career Peak? – Jeff Goldblum
Independence Day managed to tow that fine line between drama and silliness. Any movie concerning itself with alien invasion and science-fiction would have to either play it for laughs or play it straight-faced and the original 1996 movie did this perfectly. … Continue reading Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) Review
The twenty years between the release of Independence Day and it’s sequel should have numbed audiences to the landmark destroying special effects which seem to be a staple of summer blockbuster season. Even though it was back in 1996, there is … Continue reading Independence Day (1996) 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 3: T-Rex Attacks
All the ingredients that made Jurassic Park such a successful movie are missing from The Lost World. The great cast, the brilliant set-up, the suspense-filled action sequences and the characters that helped bring together all the other elements. If it wasn’t … Continue reading Jurassic Park: The Lost World (1997) Review
One word summarises the whole experience of watching Jurassic Park: Goosebumps! There are at least two moments when your arms will feel like they have felt a chill and that welcome tingle runs down the back of your neck. The moments … Continue reading Jurassic Park (1993) Review