At its best, Blaze feels like a cinematic translation of not just Blaze Foley’s life but his music, anchored by two incredibly likable, lived-in performances.
So much began and changed with Toland's eye and his camera. This film is short but remarkably comprehensive. The sequence rehearsing the low-angle shot in "Citizen Kane" is invaluable, even though I knew by reading how it was done. This is one of the most useful seven minutes I've ever spent learning about cinematography.
Many thanks to Marie Haws for this video find.
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A tribute to the Queen of Soul.
A review of the new series Insatiable, which premiere Friday on Netflix.