Face/Off is a quintessential 90s action movie. Its directed by a classic 90s action director in John Woo. It stars two actors at the height of their action hero credentials in John Travolta and Nicholas Cage. It is also a … Continue reading Face/Off (1997) Review
Hairspray was a musical written back in the 80s and it shows. Not because of the comedy or the songs, both of which are passable and certainly catchy, but because it delivers a story which is more than a little … Continue reading Hairspray (2007) Review
The best aspect of Pulp Fiction is not the well-plotted story, which is twisted and interwoven perfectly, or the fantastic cast, some of which deliver the best performances of the their careers, but instead its the simple, inconsequential writing. Director … Continue reading Pulp Fiction (1994) 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 28: “Ezekiel 25:17”
Some people seem to forget that actors and actresses have real lives as well. Society is so caught up in the culture of celebrity that aspirations, expectations and assumptions can be made of the lives of the famous people we watch on-screen. … Continue reading Does an actor’s real-life actions affect you watching their films?
Going Clear is a scary documentary. Not in the traditional sense, it isn’t in any way a horror, but in the spotlight it places on the ever-growing religion of Scientology. It is scary because the documentary seems to have the truth … Continue reading Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015) Review
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 was their Career Peak? – Nicolas Cage