‘Blindness’ misses the bullseye, say critics

Posted by · 4:47 pm · May 14th, 2008

Well, in my last post, I said that “Blindness,” with its immaculate credentials, could hardly miss – which of course was issuing an invitation for it to do just that. The latest from red-hot director Fernando Meirelles opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival a few hours ago, to frustratingly mixed reviews. In his review, Kirk […]

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Variety sizes up the competition…again

Posted by · 5:59 pm · April 2nd, 2008

It looks like they’re spinning their Oscar wheels again over at that other film awards haven of mine. I say “again” because Justin Chang put together a very thorough year-in-advance rundown not two months ago, which was already wading further out into the waters than you’d expect from the Hollywood trade. This week — actually […]

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