In this half, we look at a successor to WAIT UNTIL DARK that puts a very different sort of blind person in the middle of a home invasion: Fede Alvarez's recent horror-thriller DON'T BREATHE, which stars Stephen Lang as a blind ex-Marine who turns out to be much more than a simple victim. We talk over the new movie's more grisly aspects, and compare how the two films both use their settings and space, empathy, and blindness itself to eke different kinds of thrills from their viewers.
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Main Discussion: 02:20-37:10
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*Scott: Kirsten Johnson's CAMERAPERSON
*Tasha: Andrea Arnold's AMERICAN HONEY and Mira Nair's QUEEN OF KATWE