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
Rather than call Gotham Knight a movie, it is instead a collection of anime inspired animated stories which piggyback on the success of Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins. The tones are uneven, the stories random and the animation varying in success. … Continue reading Batman: Gotham Knight (2008) 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
On Thursday at midnight I finally watch a movie which any geek (and many people that aren’t geeks) could only dream would happen – Batman vs Superman. The problem I have is that it follows Man of Steel. I didn’t really … Continue reading What I want to see in Batman vs Superman
It is a long standing complaint but trailers are giving too much of the movies away. Watch any of the recent trailers for the upcoming summer blockbusters and you feel like you’ve seen most of the movie, or at least the … Continue reading What if… Trailers could only use the first thirty minutes of the movie?
What If… is a self-indulgent look at how things could have been. I take an event or a rumour and let my imagination run wild. It’s rarely based on fact and completely based on guess-work and conjecture. Guardians of the … Continue reading What If… DC had done their universe franchise first?
The tv show I’m currently most excited about seeing is Batman prequel, Gotham. The footage, trailers, images, casting and story-ideas I have heard all sound perfect for a show set in and around Gotham City when Bruce Wayne is just … Continue reading What I don’t want to see in Gotham
What If… is a self-indulgent look at how things could have been. I take an event or a rumour and let my imagination run wild. It’s rarely based on fact and completely based on guess-work and conjecture. So to start… … Continue reading What If… Tim Burton had directed Batman 3?
Captain America is a boring superhero. It’s nobody’s fault really, unfortunately it’s within the design of the character himself. Batman has the history and trauma (not to mention the villains), Superman has the powers, Iron Man has Tony Stark (or more … Continue reading Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Review