Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

dir. Gurinder Chadha. Jess (Parminder Nagra), is the youngest daughter of a conservative Sikh family who defies per parents wishes to pursues her love of football, making friends with footballer Jess (Keira Knightley). Delightful feel good dramatic comedy. The two young leads are brilliant, forming a touching and believable friendship very quickly. The supporting cast…… Continue reading Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Blinded By The Light (2019)

dir. Gurinder Chadha. So much fun. Coming of age modern classic with lots of Springsteen songs, it’s charming. If it wasn’t for the single artist soundtrack like certain other recent films, it could fit perfectly into the 90s genre of uplifting Thatcherite era British cinema. “Tramps like us, Baby, we were born to run!” How…… Continue reading Blinded By The Light (2019)