Horror is well and truly behind us and this month we take a reflective look at a conflict ending 100 years ago this November. World War 1 is an event that hasn’t made it to the big screen as often as … Continue reading WW1 and Documentary Month: The Launch!
Ben and Dave add their movie knowledge and problem-solving talents to fixing the ailing DC Universe. In this episode we ask why the DC Universe is broken (or even if it is broken) and what can be done to fix it. … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast: Fixing the DC Universe
The Views from the Sofa Podcast returns for a ninth full regular episode and this time the focus is all things Pixar. After Ben and Dave discuss the new releases, The Predator and The Equalizer 2, they get down to discussing … Continue reading Pixar Month: Views from the Sofa The Podcast: Sofa Pod 9 – Sofa Story
This episode Ben and Dave decide to help Will Smith. Smith isn’t the movie star he used to be and certainly isn’t lighting-up the box office with the hits you’d expect. Ben and Dave think they have the answers to listen … Continue reading The Views from the Sofa Podcast: Views from the Sofa Fix Will Smith!
Predator is one of the 80s greatest action movies. Unfortunately, the sequels have mostly disappointed, never capturing the great writing, tense action and hunter/hunted feeling of the jungle set original. Luckily, Shane Black is on writing and directing duties and from … Continue reading Trailer of the Week: The Predator
I’ve like The Oscars and what they represent for the movie industry. I like the pomp and ceremony that goes with them and I usually recognise the movies they have chosen as worthy contenders (if not always worthy, eventual winners). However … Continue reading Why The Academy have got it wrong with the new “Popular Movie” category.
It is the first of the month which means we launch our theme for August. This month we focus on my aim of watching all the movies identified in Empire Magazine’s latest 100 Greatest Movies. The list was published in June … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: The Launch!
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month – What is their Career Peak? – Dwayne Johnson
Last week saw San Diego Comic-Con bring a huge manner of delights, movie news and cult TV shows to the masses. We already featured Glass which was debuted at Comic-Con but nothing this week has managed to improve upon another Comic-Con … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: Trailer of the Week: SHAZAM!
Views from the Sofa has been going for six years and is now halfway through it’s seventh. That means that usually I will hit a milestone review during the year and for the first 6 I used a clear theme: Batman. … Continue reading The search for Review 700!