blind spot series

Once a month, I dedicate a post to a cinematic staple I should have seen a long time ago. Some of my film-loving friends join me for the project and their posts are linked. If you are a film writer yourself, feel free to join in at any time!

Blindsided by THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARCBlindsided by THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

Blindsided by THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

This month, the blind spot series sends me back to Sunday School. Who needs a film with recorded dialogue when you have the expressive face of Maria Falconetti to express such a range of emotion?

This month, the blind spot series sends me back to Sunday School. Who needs a film with recorded dialogue when you have the expressive face of Maria Falconetti to express such a range of emotion?
Blindsided by IKIRUBlindsided by IKIRU

Blindsided by IKIRU

We begin a new round of essentials with a bummer. An sublimely, achingly, beautiful bummer.

We begin a new round of essentials with a bummer. An sublimely, achingly, beautiful bummer.
Blindsided by LA DOLCE VITABlindsided by LA DOLCE VITA

Blindsided by LA DOLCE VITA

We travel to Italy to close out the 2012 Blindspot List, where a cnematic master gives us a taste of the good life.

We travel to Italy to close out the 2012 Blindspot List, where a cnematic master gives us a taste of the good life.
Blindsided by ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WESTBlindsided by ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

Blindsided by ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

The original epic tale of epic epicness...

The original epic tale of epic epicness...
Blindsided (Announcing The 2013 Blind Spot Series)Blindsided (Announcing The 2013 Blind Spot Series)

Blindsided (Announcing The 2013 Blind Spot Series)

Time to make another concerted effort to scratch a few off the To-Watch List. Care to join me?

Time to make another concerted effort to scratch a few off the To-Watch List. Care to join me?
Blindsided by FRANKENSTEINBlindsided by FRANKENSTEIN

Blindsided by FRANKENSTEIN

Considering how well I thought I knew Whale's adaptation of Shelly's gothic tale, it's amazing that I was moved as deeply as I was.

Considering how well I thought I knew Whale's adaptation of Shelly's gothic tale, it's amazing that I was moved as deeply as I was.
No Stranger to Shame – Pick the Next Blind Spot SelectionsNo Stranger to Shame - Pick the Next Blind Spot Selections

No Stranger to Shame – Pick the Next Blind Spot Selections

I got my pick of the litter this year - Next year I'm at the mercy of you fine folks.

I got my pick of the litter this year - Next year I'm at the mercy of you fine folks.
Blindsided by TOUCH OF EVILBlindsided by TOUCH OF EVIL

Blindsided by TOUCH OF EVIL

Digging into this film has been a long time coming. It hasn't just waited through nine months of Blind Spots; it's been patiently waiting for me on my own shelf for years

Digging into this film has been a long time coming. It hasn't just waited through nine months of Blind Spots; it's been patiently waiting for me on my own shelf for years
Blindsided by LOCK, STOCK, AND TWO SMOKING BARRELSBlindsided by LOCK, STOCK, AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS

Blindsided by LOCK, STOCK, AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS

It's bad enough this entry is two days overdue, I didn;' need the selection itself to throw me for a loop and make matters worse.

It's bad enough this entry is two days overdue, I didn;' need the selection itself to throw me for a loop and make matters worse.