How do you think about audio description of movies for blind and half blind people?
it's nice that they're trying to make the format more accessible, but blind people should really just listen to audiobooks instead. there's so much that goes into the visual aspect of films that there's no way you could get anything even close to the full experience without it.
'Mister Wonka bends down to unlock the tiny door then pushes on the circular panel which opens up on to a magical Technicolor landscape. There's a huge chocolate waterfall, and a chocolate river, flowing through a bright acid green meadow which is covered in strange brightly coloured plants and giant red and white toadstools. Wonka leads them in... 'Now, do be careful my dear children...'
A truck pulls up on a seemingly abandoned runway.
A group of men stand on watch near a plane. One of them is power posed.
A man steps out the car and receives a briefcase.
The plane is flying over mountains.