5 Scene-Stealing Holiday Movie Moments Thanks to Eyesight {Vintage Post}

Holiday movies incorporate the same elements as their regular counterparts. Dramatic choices. Love connections. Hilarious punchlines. Rewatch a few December classics, and you might notice a theme: some critical characters are living with visual impairments. Let’s take a closer look. Movie: A Christmas Story Character: Flick? No, when his tongue sticks to the flag pole, those are goggles…

5 Scene-Stealing Holiday Movie Moments Thanks to Eyesight

Holiday movies incorporate the same elements as their regular counterparts. Dramatic choices. Love connections. Hilarious punchlines. Rewatch a few December classics, and you might notice a theme: some critical characters are living with visual impairments. Let’s take a closer look. Movie: A Christmas Story Character: Flick? No, when his tongue sticks to the flag pole, those are goggles…

The Grand Budapest Hotel

How can a movie with a director known for his visual style appeal to a lady with low vision? What can I say. I gave The Grand Budapest Hotel a chance this past weekend. (I’m avoiding spoilers for those who haven’t watched it.) As a reluctant hipster–glasses wearer, coffee drinker, food truck supporter–I was overdue to see…

Trouble with the Curve

Everyone knows a grumpy old man, but does everyone know a grumpy old man going blind? “It must be so rewarding being one of your close friends.” Mickey, played by Amy Adams, says with sarcasm to her father, Gus, played by Clint Eastwood. I rented Trouble with the Curve after learning it featured macular degeneration….