Blind is one of those films that makes you think, feel, and question not only what you are seeing on the screen but also the way things are in your own life and the world around you. It is cinema at its most effective: prodding, provoking, teaching, at times beautiful and at other times ugly.
Thematically, the biggest thing I came away from Blind with is the truth that our insecurities change our perception of the world and the people…
The opening 2 minutes of the film were outstanding. A simple sequence with moving camera shots across a dark lab during a test leading straight into the title and title sequence against the captivating sound of "Mama" by Ghostland Observatory had me shouting "Yes!" on the inside.
The rest of the film unfortunately drags and is not sensible enough to follow along easily. But the visuals are nice and it is yet another example of what inventive pictures we can get on a relatively small budget. Seriously though, watch the opening sequence.
The music in this is amazing. Reminds me a bit of The Doors and some old Smashing Pumpkins jam sessions mixed together. When they really get going, it is really quite excellent stuff. Who knew Michael Fassbender could sing like that? His scene at the end of the film gave me chills. Not the film that I expected as it meandered a bit in the middle but the ending made up for it. An interesting look at the relationship and…
Film 18 of the "Scavenger Hunt #2" Challenge!
A disaster film involving any mode of transportation!
I don't really even know what to say that hasn't already been said. This movie was awesome. My mind has been totally blown.
However, I will say this about my experience with my local movie theater. The wife (RecycledSparks) and I went out and had some dinner and then headed over to the theater (we'd been looking forward to this for…