The negative reaction towards the film doesn't surprise me at all, though.
"If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed", said the great Stanley Kubrick, who adapted most of his films from novels and turned them into his own films, rather than being too literal (or faithful, if you prefer) to the source material (and often turning authors and fans of the adapted novels crazy Stephen King, anyone? However, in spite of a few flaws, "Blindness" is a very efficient adaptation of a brilliant (and very complex) novel by Portuguese author Jose Saramago, "Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira" (literally, "Essay About Blindness"), and doesn't deserve all the bad reviews it's been getting.
No literary work is "unfilmable" which doesn't necessarily mean any literary work, good or bad, can be turned into a good movie.
His sophomore English project is very daring and dark, uneasy to watch at times, but also compelling and thought-provoking.
Cesar Charlone's exquisite cinematography sets the tone for the story of an unexplained "white blindness" epidemic.
Single Princesses is a hit 2010 drama about the friendship of a group of modern-day women in China.
Le Tong Tong had her grand wedding all planned out, until she was dumped by her playboy boyfriend.