The Last Jedi makes it clear how much nostalgia can cover over “the cracks.” The Force Awakens was a great movie. Very exciting, thrilling and welcome return to a franchise that was in desperate need of some quality. While watching The … Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Review
Two days into 2017 and there is plenty to look forward to in the movie calendar. As I do at this time every year, we are counting down the ten movies which I consider “must-see.” These aren’t all necessarily the most … Continue reading 2017’s Must-See Movies
There is a very jarring moment at the beginning of Rogue One when the famous words “A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away” appear on-screen and then are not followed by John Williams’ rousing score or scrolling … Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Review
Before we go any further, watch this: Hopefully, you are like me at this point and thinking to yourself: “Yes, please!” This is an animation by Indiana Jones fan Patrick Schoenmaker and showcases the potential that an Indiana Jones animated … Continue reading Is this the way to solve the Indiana Jones problem?
In a time when Hollywood are obsessed with remakes, reboots and re-imaginings, it is now becoming the trend to consider recasting roles made famous and iconic by one specific actor. Some roles have managed to survive this, notably James Bond, Batman, … Continue reading 5 Roles which should never be recast
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 19: Han Shoots First
San Diego Comic-Con is coming and with it will be an opportunity for studios to showcase their films and begin their marketing and advertising. For many this will be almost a whole year in advance, with limited footage or just some … Continue reading Are movies advertised too far in advance?
At some point superhero movies will die away. I’m sure it will be with a whimper rather than a bang but just like westerns, musicals and movies about the Romans and Egyptians, the superhero genre will cease to be. New genres … Continue reading What will eventually replace Superhero 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 Best vs 3 of the Worst: Movie Robots
There is a huge problem in movie marketing these days. Studios are vying for the huge audiences and trying to get everyone to see their movie so have started to “spoil” their own films. Trailers and posters are giving away … Continue reading Why the Cloverfield series is the best example of movie marketing