2017 Blind Spot: Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now is one of those films that I’m disappointed in myself that I haven’t watched until now. Due to its seminal status, I have seen dozens of films and TV shows that have been inspired by Apocalypse Now but I’ve never seen the actual film until now. Having seen it, I can completely understand… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: Apocalypse Now

2017 Blind Spot: Close Encounters of the Third Kind Review

So with this months film in my Blind Spot list, I wanted to cover one of my favourite directors whose early work I should be more familiar with, Steven Spielberg. I’ve seen virtually all of Spielberg’s films but Close Encounters of the Third Kind is the one I’ve been kicking myself over for not having seen… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: Close Encounters of the Third Kind Review

2017 Blind Spot: La Belle et la Bete

This month, for my blind spot pick, I wanted to tie the film I watched into a film that’s going to be released in the cinema this month and considering that this month sees the release of the live action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, I thought it fitting to go back to… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: La Belle et la Bete

2017 Blind Spot: A Hard Day’s Night

For the second film in my 2017 Blind Spot picks I feel like a bit of context is needed. As anyone who knows me in real life knows, I am a massive fan of The Beatles. Most of the music on my iPod are Beatles songs, Across The Universe is one of my favourite films,… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: A Hard Day’s Night

2017 Blind Spot: Mean Streets Review

So it’s time once again to start doing my blind spot reviews and, keeping the tradition from last year going, I’m bookending the year with the films of Martin Scorcese. For this year, I wanted to start the year with one of Scorcese’s earlier films and, considering the strong reputation it has, Mean Streets seemed… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: Mean Streets Review