Through the COVID Lens

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind COVID-19

THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

By Brian Smolensky / March 4, 2022

How would one of the most imaginative rom-coms of all time be affected by COVID-19 safety protocols?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

By Brian Smolensky / January 24, 2022

How would COVID-19 safety protocols affect one of 21st century cinema’s greatest love stories?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Before Sunrise

By Brian Smolensky / January 10, 2022

How would COVID-19 affect one of the most romantic movies of all time?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine “Before Sunrise.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Children of Men

By Brian Smolensky / December 20, 2021

How would COVID-19 production safety standards affect one of the most elaborate oners in film history?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine the Bexhill raid scene from “Children of Men.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

By Brian Smolensky / December 6, 2021

How would COVID-19 safety procedures affect one of the greatest epic fantasy films of all time?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine the Council of Elrond scene from “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.”

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THROUGH THE COVD LENS: Big Night

By Brian Smolensky / November 22, 2021

How would one of the greatest meals ever served on film change in the age of coronavirus?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine the big night in “Big Night.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

By Brian Smolensky / October 25, 2021

Put on your house colors, fixy our glasses (oculus reparo), and let’s take a closer look at “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” with an eye toward COVID-19 safety.

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Swingers

By Brian Smolensky / October 11, 2021

How would COVID-19 have affected one of the most “money” indies of all time?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine “Swingers.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: Parasite

By Brian Smolensky / September 20, 2021

Bong Joon-ho’s masterpiece “Parasite” is the first film ever to win both the Academy Award for Best International Film and Best Picture. How would this film have changed if it were shot during a pandemic?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine “Parasite.”

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THROUGH THE COVID LENS: The Bourne Ultimatum

By Brian Smolensky / August 23, 2021

How would one of the most jaw-dropping, bone-crushing, and relentless fight scenes in action movie history have changed if we had to film it during a pandemic?

Our Pandemic Production Safety Experts reexamine the Tangier fight scene from “The Bourne Ultimatum.”

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