DC seem to have made the decision to scrap their shared universe and focus on telling good stories in stand-alone movies with their vast array of fantastic characters. To this end James Gunn has been allowed to create the Suicide … Continue reading The Suicide Squad (2021) Review
Ben and Dave are back just a week after the last Podcast with an Aladdin special. We discuss our thoughts on the movie, whether it is better than the 1992 original and what we thought of Will Smith as The Genie. … Continue reading Views from the Sofa Podcast: Season 3 Episode 12 – Aladdin Special
Disney are undertaking a bold crusade in remaking their beloved classics. They managed to succeed with The Jungle Book by bringing the classic (but slightly dated) movie up-to-date but the CGI and spectacle of seeing the animated animals “in the flesh” … Continue reading Aladdin (2019) Review
Ben and Dave discuss and review the movies nominated for the major categories in the Oscars. This includes movies such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Blackklansman and A Star is Born. Ben and Dave also explain who they hope will win before writing … Continue reading Views from the Sofa: The Podcast – Episode 4: Oscars 2019
Most movie bloggers make a list of the films they want to see at this time of year but my list is slightly different. I don’t get to go to the cinema as frequently as I once did so I have … Continue reading My “Must-See at the Cinema” releases of 2019
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!
As well as launching the new-look Views from the Sofa we are also launching a brand new Theme Month for July. Since he stopped “smelling what was cookin’” and started acting, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has become one of the biggest … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: The Launch!
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 Fast and Furious Month: 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Rappers that became actors
There are some films that will never be Oscar nominees. Anything by Marvel studios will struggle to get a nomination (unless it is in one of the digital effects categories), as will most comedies. There are a few types of films … Continue reading Oscar Month: Films that didn’t get Oscar nominated… but were trying to
Buddy-cop movies live or die on the chemistry of their leads. Lethal Weapon works because of the juxtaposition of crazed Gibson vs family guy Glover, while martial-artist Jackie Chan is the opposite of motor-mouth Chris Tucker for the Rush Hour series. … Continue reading Bad Boys (1995) Review