Several Festival Films Opening This Weekend

A number of films that premiered earlier this year during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival are opening in theaters this weekend. I reviewed Adam earlier this year for Out Magazine.  This film has garnered a lot of attention and controversy on social media.  Most of the controversy has to do with what is in the book rather than what is in the film.  The film has managed to spark a boycott movement–one of which I…

"Several Festival Films Opening This Weekend"

Sundance 2019: Blinded by the Light

Aided by the sounds of singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, Gurinder Chadha’s crowd-pleasing Blinded by the Light is rocking good time. Javed (Viveik Kalra) stands in for real-life journlist Sarfraz Manzoor in telling the story of a Pakistani Brit in Luton who became a Bruce Springsteen super fan in 1987.  Springsteen’s music played a tremendous role in helping the writer to find his voice.  He was someone who exercised his creativity by way of poetry without his…

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