2017 Blind Spot: Touch of Evil

So for my November Blind Spot film, I wanted to go back to the realm of noir, along with going to one of my favourite directors, Orson Welles. Welles does have a reputation as one of the greatest actor/directors to ever live and it’s a reputation I support, Citizen Kane is a masterpiece of cinema,… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: Touch of Evil

2017 Blind Spot: The Exorcist Review

So for my October Blind Spot, I felt it would be best to cover a horror film, and what better one to cover than the one with the reputation as being the greatest horror film ever made, The Exorcist. Since The Exorcist was released in 1973 it has received heavy acclaim, being one of the… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: The Exorcist Review

2017 Blind Spot: The General

This year with my blind spot list, I wanted to have a look at a silent film and focus that film on one of the big stars of the period whose work I haven’t seen before, and Buster Keaton fit the bill. Now I’m familiar with the stunt-work of Buster Keaton and how it’s inspired… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: The General

2017 Blind Spot: The Seventh Seal Review

So continuing my go through foreign language films I wanted to go to another heavily acclaimed director, Ingmar Bergman. Now Bergman’s films are ones that I’ve not been sure whether I’d like. Sure they were heavily acclaimed but if films like those don’t grab me, I tend to get bored really easily. However, that was… Continue reading 2017 Blind Spot: The Seventh Seal Review

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