You can’t fault the central idea behind What Women Want. What man in the world wouldn’t want the ability to hear what women think? It is a movie with plenty of comedy potential and is somewhat used to it’s full capacity … Continue reading Review Bonanza: What Woman Want (2000) Review
Views from the Sofa is 6 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 watched this year. These awards are … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2018
M Night Shyamalan has a talent for bringing a different type of performance from well-known, sometimes arguably type-cast stars. The Sixth Sense gave a different side to Bruce Willis while Unbreakable reminded people that Samuel L Jackson could actually act. In … Continue reading Signs (2002) Review
One major mix-up but no real surprises from The 89th Oscars ceremony. You could have put money (literally) on the outcome of the awards and bookmakers, for the most part, had it right. Although my predictions were based more on … Continue reading Oscars Month: My Views on The Oscars 2017
The Oscars are tonight and after a month of viewing all the films featured in the major categories, it is now time to give my predications. I’m going to give two separate predictions, what I think the Academy will choose … Continue reading Oscars Month: My Oscar Predictions
It is difficult to bring something new to a war movie, particularly ones set during the Second World War. Films like Saving Private Ryan have brought the definitive vision of the war to the big screen and the story needs to … Continue reading Oscars Month: Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Review
Buddy-cop movies live or die on the chemistry of their leads. Lethal Weapon works because of the juxtaposition of crazed Gibson vs family guy Glover, while martial-artist Jackie Chan is the opposite of motor-mouth Chris Tucker for the Rush Hour series. … Continue reading Bad Boys (1995) Review
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?
I am now accepting my third Liebster award, this time nominated by Plain Simple Tom over at plainsimpletomreviews. Really straight forward, I answer Tom’s 11 questions, I set 11 questions of my own and nominate a bunch of people to answer … Continue reading My Third Liebster Award!
I wrote about how it baffles me that writers don’t get the appreciation that movie directors do, particularly in movies. To address this issue I will be taking a writer and shining a light on their work and how effective they have been … Continue reading Film Writers Spotlight – Shane Black