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 BROADCAST NEWSBlindsided by BROADCAST NEWS

Blindsided by BROADCAST NEWS

How do you create a comedy that will last? You begin with the assumption that your audience isn't a bunch of idiots. Armed with that assumption, its amazing how well a comedy can endure.

How do you create a comedy that will last? You begin with the assumption that your audience isn't a bunch of idiots. Armed with that assumption, its amazing how well a comedy can endure.
Blindsided by THE BATTLE OF ALGIERSBlindsided by THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS

Blindsided by THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS

"The more things change, the more they stay the same." Sometimes it's shocking how very true that old saying can be.

"The more things change, the more they stay the same." Sometimes it's shocking how very true that old saying can be.
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.