In America (and I’m sure many other countries too) Mr. Rogers is a TV icon. He plays a key part for many people’s childhoods, has been parodied and paid homage to many times over and entered American TV folklore. As for … Continue reading Best of the Rest 2018: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Review
Every now and again you find an absolute gem of a TV show. A TV show which hooks you so instantly that you want to watch as much of it as possible. If you’re lucky, like I was with Taskmaster, there … Continue reading Why you should be watching Taskmaster
When taking a show which is currently on the air and placing it in the cinemas as a movie, you better make sure that it delivers something movie-worthy. The opening of The Simpsons Movie highlighted this when Homer announces (albeit about … Continue reading South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999) Review
Happy New Year! Here at Views from the Sofa we always start the New Year with resolutions and aims. This year we are doing things slightly differently. Rather than resolutions (which can and will be broken) this year Views from the … Continue reading Views from the Sofa 2018: The Launch!
Power Rangers as never going to really work. The original is a colourful, camp, silly show with super-annoying teenagers who all get on, have incredible hair and teeth and use massive robots to fight dodgy looking monsters. It is a product … Continue reading Power Rangers (2017) Review
Stranger Things second season had a lot of positives and was one of the better things on television this year. One of the major positives was the unorthodox relationship between Sherriff Jim Hopper and supernatural teenager Eleven. An unexpected move … Continue reading Has Stranger Things given us the perfect cast for a Last of Us movie?
To discuss movie endings there are inevitable spoilers ahead. Read with caution. Research any number of “best or worst movie twist” lists and you’ll find sites which both love and hate the “it was all a dream” movie trope. Sometimes it … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Is “It was a Dream all along” just lazy storytelling?
It is the first of the month so let’s look forward at what the next 30 days have in store. Every month has a different theme, this month’s is the franchise that just won’t die – The Fast and the … Continue reading September on Views from the Sofa
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! Parks and Recreation manage to perform a fine balancing act for their fifth … Continue reading Parks and Recreation (Season 5) TV 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! Season 4 is when Parks and Recreation really hits it’s stride. It feels … Continue reading Parks and Recreation (Season 4) TV Review