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Washington Post - 18 Aug 2019 How ' Blinded by the Light' finds common ground between Bruce Springsteen and a Pakistani-British teenager
Her latest, “ Blinded by the Light,” pulls from a memoir written by a friend, English journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, who was raised by Pakistani immigrants in Luton, a working-class town north of London. The film's protagonist, Javed (Viveik Kalra), struggles to ...
CNN - 16 Aug 2019 'Blinded by the Light' sets uplifting coming-of-age tale to Bruce Springsteen songs
(CNN) Anyone who has sung along to a Bruce Springsteen song will find a lot to like in "Blinded by the Light." But director/co-writer Gurinder Chadha ("Bend It ...
Heavy.com - 20 Aug 2019 Blinded by the Light Real Story: Sarfraz Manzoor & Javed
Learn about the real story behind the movie Blinded by the Light, in which the true tale of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor becomes the story of teenage Javed.
New York Post - 12 Aug 2019 How 'Blinded by the Light' writer got Springsteen's attention
Author behind new film "Blinded by the Light" says his reputation as a Springsteen superfan caught "The Boss'" eye years before the movie was made.
Consequence of Sound - 13 Aug 2019 Film Review: Blinded by the Light Is a Giddy Celebration of Love, Youth, and Bruce Springsteen
Gurinder Chadha's Blinded By the Light turns teenage uncertainty into the stuff of musicals. Read Clint Worthington's review.
AZCentral - 11 Aug 2019 How 2 Bruce Springsteen fans got 'Blinded by the Light' and made a film about it
Safraz Manzoor was a Pakistani raised in Luton, England, against a backdrop of racism and financial uncertainty. Bruce Springsteen saved his life.
Hollywood Reporter - 19 Aug 2019 'Blinded by the Light' Bombs, Adding to Warner Bros.' Bummer Summer
Not even The Boss — aka Bruce Springsteen — could rescue Warner Bros. from a bummer summer.
The Guardian - 08 Aug 2019 Blinded By the Light review – feelgood tale of a Springsteen obsessive
Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha cooks up this efficiently watchable drama about a rock fan's yearning to become a writer.
/FILM - 02 Aug 2019 Blinded by the Light Featurette: The Boss Says Yes
The music of Bruce Springsteen plays a major role in Blinded by the Light, which means that if the Boss said “No way” to the use of his songs, the filmmakers ...
Kankakee Daily Journal - 22 Aug 2019 blinded by the light
Viveik Kalra, stars as Javed, a young man trying to get through his days with his love of Springsteen in “Blinded by the Light.”
The SunBreak - 23 Aug 2019 On Screen: The Souvenir, Blinded by the Light, Sound and Vision, Ready or Not, Buñuel
Sure, you could see Gerard Butler once again getting mixed up in an assassination attempt full of deceit and explosions, but know that you have other options.
Ultimate Classic Rock - 30 Jul 2019 The Story Behind Every Springsteen Song in 'Blinded by the Light'
'Blinded By the Light' contains 12 Bruce Springsteen songs, including live versions of three favorites and one unreleased track.
Ultimate Classic Rock - 28 Jul 2019 Why Bruce Springsteen Let 'Blinded by the Light' Use His Music
The director of Bruce Springsteen-themed movie Blinded by the Light told how a chance meeting at a red-carpet event led to the Boss granting permission for his ...
Smooth Radio - 06 Aug 2019 Blinded By the Light movie: How did Bruce Springsteen inspire the real-life story?
Blinded By the Light is the latest in a line of music icon-inspired movies, and this time it's all about The Boss himself: Bruce Springsteen.
/FILM - 19 Aug 2019 'Blinded by the Light' Star Viveik Kalra on Taking a Crash Course in Bruce Springsteen [Interview]
In our Viveik Kalra interview, the star of Blinded by the Light talks about taking a crash course in the music of The Boss for the new movie.
KCRW - 24 Jul 2019 KCRW Partner Screening: Blinded By The Light
KCRW invites you to advance screening of Blinded By The Light from Warner Bros..
New Jersey Stage - 25 Jul 2019 REVIEW: "Blinded By The Light"
In recent years there has been much talk among the cultural commentariat regarding the need for onscreen diversity. Of course everyone should be able to see ...
Empire - 05 Aug 2019 Blinded By The Light Review | Movie
Sensitive poetry-writing teen Javed (Viveik Kalra) faces racism in the streets and strictness in the home from his disciplinarian father (Kulvinder Ghir). Yet his life ...
IndieWire - 18 Aug 2019 Why ‘Blinded by the Light’ and ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ Opened Wide
Two wide releases from top directors with appeal to adult audiences are specialty films, even if their distributors opted to open them in over 2,000 theaters.
Den of Geek UK - 07 Aug 2019 Blinded By The Light review: Bruce Springsteen soundtracks a joyous coming of age drama
The songs of Bruce Springsteen transform the life of a British-Pakistani boy in Gurinder Chadha's uplifting comedy-drama...