Tim Kroenert, of Eureka Street, interviews Tommy about his career as a blind film critic.
Films a Blind Man Loves
Try watching slasher parody Scream 4 with your eyes closed and see how much sense it makes. Likewise, the films that comprise Marvel’s acclaimed Avengers mega-franchise might seem like a mess if you stripped away the CGI-heavy visuals. On the other hand, Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas and Kevin Smith’s Clerks, with stories driven by strong characters and dialogue, offer up cinematic pleasures even a blind person can appreciate.
Welcome to the world of Tommy Edison. Blind since birth, Edison has over the past four years earned global fame with his YouTube channel The Blind Film Critic. His enthusiasm, easy humour and keen insights while reviewing films both current and classic from the perspective of a blind person have seen him build a considerable following… CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE