There is a solid argument for Unbreakable being the best superhero origin movie. It manages to create a believable superhero in the “real world” without falling prey to any of the usual, paint-by-numbers clichés that plague even the masters like Marvel. … Continue reading Unbreakable (2000) Review
I love trailers. I think there is a special skill to putting together a good trailer. It must capture the attention and entice an audience but give very little away so that the viewer doesn’t feel like they’ve already seen … Continue reading Trailer of the Day: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (Red Band)
There is something old-fashioned and fun about Kong: Skull Island. From the outset it knows what it is supposed to be: entertaining. It never takes itself too seriously, has some great characters and best of all, some really cool action, … Continue reading Kong: Skull Island (2017) Review
The title alone should be enough to tell anyone if they will love or hate this movie. It lives up to it’s explanatory title with no shame or half-measure and to it’s credit, delivers a lot on the promise of deadly … Continue reading Snakes on a Plane (2006) 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”
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 Scene Number 27: Church Fight
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!
A lot of actors try their best to avid being type-cast. They go their whole careers being known for one particular type of role and then find it difficult to do anything else. Actors like Michael Cera, Vince Vaughn and Vin … Continue reading Is being type-cast a bad thing?
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
This article contains NO spoilers for Captain America: Civil War The most ironic aspect of Marvel’s post-credit scenes is that the most important, most exciting one, was seen by almost nobody on their first watch of Iron Man. Nobody knew it … Continue reading Should Marvel stop doing their Post-Credit scenes?