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Sep 11, 2019

Director and co-writer Gurinder Chadha’s BLINDED BY THE LIGHT features a Pakistani-British teenager falling in love with Bruce Springsteen’s music while feeling misunderstood in a working class English town in 1987.


In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer highlights Jennifer Kent’s revenge film THE NIGHTINGALE about a young woman convict who goes into the 1820s Tasmanian wilderness in search of the men who killed her family. Paul Markoff picks Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s STILL ALICE with Julianne Moore as a woman with an early onset diagnosis of Alzerheimer’s Disease.

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT clip courtesy New Line Cinema

THE NIGHTINGALE clip courtesy IFC Films

STILL ALICE clip courtesy Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Music: "Parasail" by Silent Partner

Recorded August 31, 2019.