There is a great idea at the core of Daybreakers. The film uses its science-fiction and recent future setting well to create a world which seems tangible but is based around a unique idea: Most of the population are now vampires. … Continue reading When 2019 was the Future: Daybreakers (2009) 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?
There are two very different films with Escape Plan. There is a clever plotted movie, with at least two well-constructed twists and some tense drama. The second movie is the one which stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger and requires guns, … Continue reading Escape Plan (2013) 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 is their Career Peak? – Jeff Goldblum
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
Sometimes the simplest way to fix a creative issue is to strip it back to its purest parts. After the mess that was Jurassic Park: The Lost World – Director Joe Johnston brings Jurassic Park back to the elements that made … Continue reading Jurassic Park 3 (2001) Review
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