BLIND JUSTICE, an HBO cable production released to home video, is a western about a blind gunfighter roaming the range with a baby in tow. Although it's clearly inspired by the remarkable 1981 Japanese film SHOGUN ASSASSIN, this is a misconceived, unintentionally campy little movie.
The enigmatic Canaan (Armand Assante) is a serape-clad vision in black, first glimpsed carrying a swaddled infant through Monument Valley. When he's confronted by Mexican bandits, he quickly thins their ranks, displaying preternatural marksmanship founded on his sense of hearing. Canaan is on
his way to deliver the unnamed baby to the town of Portales, fulfilling a promise which he...