Blinded by the Light (2019)

A coming-of-age drama with added Bruce Springsteen that never manages to make it past broad cliches, Blinded by the Light manages to stay consistently off-key. Luton in 1987 is not where Javed Khan (Viveik Kalra) wants to be. He dreams of becoming a writer, of moving away from the small town where Thatcher’s Britain seems…

A Fantastic Woman (2017)

Sebastián Lelio’s 2017 melodrama A Fantastic Woman allows Daniela Vega to shine in a story of loss, grief and self-identity, leaving little doubt that she is a true talent. When Marina’s boyfriend Orlando (Francisco Reyes) die suddenly on the night of her birthday, her life is turned upside down in a matter of minutes. One moment she…