Ben and Dave return with a discussion of the best movie openings. The greatest beginnings to movies get discussed here, from Raiders of the Lost Ark through to Up. As well as movie openings, there are two very different quizzes and … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast: Season 3 Episode 13 – Best Movie Openings
Sometimes you are just in the mood for crass, obnoxious and offensive toilet humour with very little redeeming quality than it appealing to the most immature part of your funny bone. When this is the case, you could do a lot … Continue reading Review Bonanza: Sausage Party (2016) Review
Hindsight is 20/20. It is easy to look back at The Academy Awards and complain that they’ve made a terrible mistake with their eventual winners. This can often be up for debate and discussed in-depth but there are also times when … Continue reading 8 films that should have won The Oscar instead…
Views from the Sofa is 5 Years Old today! As has become tradition, we always use our birthday to look back at 2016 and give some awards based on the movies we have watched this year. These awards are for all the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Awards 2017
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?
Back by popular demand! Episode 2 of the Views from the Sofa podcast is now available. This episode covers all things War! We talk about the best death scenes, the worst war comedy ever made, play “Brothers or Saving Ryan” and … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast – SofaPod 2: Saving Private Sofa!
It could be argued that Steven Spielberg doesn’t make bad movies. You don’t have to like his films to appreciate what he creates and the legacy that he is responsible for. Unfortunately, even the best directors have their misses and there … Continue reading Spielberg on WW2: 1941 (1979) Review
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! The Pacific felt like Steven Spielberg’s attempt to create another World War 2 TV masterpiece. Band … Continue reading Spielberg on WW2: The Pacific (Mini-Series) TV Review
As you watch the Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers and The Pacific, you will find yourself clambering for IMDB. Like many different shows and movies that are over ten years old, there are plenty of current stars who appear unexpectedly. … Continue reading Spielberg on WW2 – How Spielberg cast TV and Movie’s future stars
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 12 – D-Day Beach landing