Into the Spider-Verse is a bold movie. It kills off it’s most recognisable character in the first act. It introduces not one but six unique Spider-People into a cinematic world already full of superheroes. It uses an animation style that looks … Continue reading Review Bonanza: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Review
Before Vin Diesel seemingly cornered the market on fast cars and Family, another film mixed these two concepts to good effect, in fact some may even argue better than the earlier Fast and Furious movies. Nicholas Cage would steal cars, get … Continue reading Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) Review
Views from the Sofa’s Greatest Scenes is a list of the 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 many different … Continue reading Greatest Scenes Number 46: Kick-Ass Unmasked
To win an Academy Award seems to be the highlight and accolade most actors and actresses vie for. To be recognised by your peers and have “Academy Award Winner” next to your name in trailers and posters can be enough … Continue reading Oscars Month: Careers which didn’t benefit from an Oscar win
It is Hollywood gold and at awards season it becomes the fashion to make true stories into movies. A movie not part of awards season but based on elements that are true made me question the suitability of some film’s source … Continue reading When is it inappropriate to make a “true story” movie?
Before we start I want to place a stipulation on my choice of action films. These are movies which involve a hero against villain (usually European terrorist) and aren’t necessarily set in Science Fiction. This would rule out The Matrix, … Continue reading Why the 90s is the best decade for Action Movies
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Worst vs 3 of the Best: Michael Bay movies
It is easy to forget, with his recent movies and the direction he has taken his career, that Michael Bay is a very good action director with some great films to his name. One example of that is The Rock, a … Continue reading The Rock (1996) Review
John McClane is the greatest action hero. He is the everyman, the best person to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. He has taken on terrorists in buildings, an airport, around a city, through the internet and recently … Continue reading 5 Action Movies made better by adding John McClane
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. Reboots rarely do … Continue reading What If… The Reboots/Remakes Came First?