There were two major decisions that director Pablo Larrain had to make when considering a movie about the life of Jackie Kennedy. The first is whether to choose one aspect of her life or try to cover her whole life? The … Continue reading Oscars Month: Jackie (2016) 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 Oscars Month: 100 Greatest Movie Scenes Number 40 – Red Coat
Some films can get away with being all about a performance in-place of any action or anything of excitement. Manchester by the Sea relies on a powerhouse performance by Casey Affleck and this seems to work very well to begin with. … Continue reading Oscars Month: Manchester by the Sea (2016) Review
There have been some incredible twists within movies. This month’s theme is dedicated to the greatest twists in the movies, including what makes them so effective, whether a movie works without it’s twist and reviews of the films which made twists … Continue reading Views from the Sofa’s “Twist Week” – The Launch!
There is no point trying to fight against it – Halloween is upon us. Like many other movie fans, it is a time when I decide to take in as many horror movies as possible. This includes classics, my favourite of … Continue reading Horror Week: The Launch!