Here we are, another year, and because I have enjoyed doing this so much, I am going to do another Blind Spot list for 2018 – you know, we all have those movies that we are forever intending to get to and just never do. Well, this challenge definitely helps narrow it down a bit 🙂 Over the years this series has encouraged me to check out some absolutely phenomenal movies (as well as some really bad ones), so I am excited to see what awaits me this year!

Rogue One (2016)

SYNOPSIS: The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.  – via IMDB

Vertigo (1958)

SYNOPSIS: A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. – via IMDB

Big (1988)

SYBOPSIS: After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult. – via IMDB

The Goonies (1985)

SYNOPSIS: In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient valuable treasure. – via IMDB

Before Sunrise (1995)

SYNOPSIS: A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. – via IMDB

Eastern Promises (2007)

SYNOPSIS: A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. – via IMDB

Sixteen Candles  (1984)

SYNOPSIS: A girl’s “sweet” sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible. – via IMDB

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

SYNOPSIS: An I.R.S. auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death. – via IMDB

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

SYNOPSIS: Spinal Tap, one of England’s loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. – via IMDB

Miracle of 34th Street (1947)

SYNOPSIS: When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. – via IMDB

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

SYNOPSIS: Ron Burgundy is San Diego’s top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that’s all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor. – via IMDB

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

SYNOPSIS: The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood. – via IMDB

7 thoughts on “Blind Spot Series 2018

  1. I’m hoping to watch Stranger Than Fiction someday soon too. Plus, I’ve never seen The Goonies!
    Miracle on 34th Street and Straight Outta Compton are both incredible!

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    1. Zoë says:

      I hope you check them out then! Looking forward to seeing how they are 🙂

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  2. Oooh there’s a good few movies here I want to see myself!
    Can’t wait to see your thoughts on The Goonies. I only watched it for the first time a couple of years ago and don’t really understand the hype, but I know it’s a lot of people favourite childhood movie ever!

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    1. Zoë says:

      I am interested to see how that one goes, myself!


  3. Tom says:

    Exciting list! I’m anxious to read what you think of Will Ferrell in Stranger Than Fiction vs him in Anchorman. 😁

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    1. Zoë says:

      I am interested to see, too, because Will Ferrell is not necessarily an actor I love, though he can be really good at times, so let’s see how it all goes 🙂

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