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Blindspot 2017: The English Patient (1996)

Directed by Anthony Minghella and being the recipient of a whole lot of Oscar attention at the 69th Academy Awards,¬†The English Patient¬†(1996) is one of those films that you know is an epic before you even watch it. Its reputation precedes it. Its synopsis is as follows: At the close of WWII, a young nurse […]

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988): “I’m a man, like everyone else.”

A highly controversial film about the life and human frailties of Jesus Christ, The Last Temptation of Christ (1988, dir. Martin Scorsese) caused quite a stir upon its release. Portraying Jesus as a human man who is tormented by the voice of God as he builds his following and is eventually crucified, the film is […]

Blindspot 2015: Wild At Heart (1990)

Even though I’m a huge fan of the one and only David Lynch, before I started making a dent in my Blindspot Series list, I’d never seen Wild At Heart (1990) – a film which some may consider his most ‘straightforward’ or ‘mainstream’ story. I’m thoroughly used to the David Lynch we see in films […]