My Interview w/ Director Gurinder Chadha and actor Aaron Phagura of Blinded by the Light

My interview with director Gurinder Chadha and actor Aaron Phagura of ‘Blinded by the Light’ started as they typically do but ended much differently. I came to know Gurinder in an intimate way that I wasn’t expecting. She’s one of the most caring, thoughtful, warm and compassionate people I’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting. I’ll remember her fondly in the way she showed me what an incredible person she is, and I’ll be forever touched. To find out what I’m talking about, read on and find out what happens in the middle of this interview. Read more


Blinded by the Light Movie Review

Blinded by the Light is an incredibly inspirational film. It’s the story of a Pakistani teenager named Javed (Viveik Kalra) who’s going through a tremendous identity crisis. In a unique fashion, his story shows us that the most important thing in life is to discover who we are. Growing beyond childhood regularly takes being forced into it when we’re not ready. That nudge ofttimes comes from the most unlikely of places. It certainly does in Javed’s case. Read more

Good Boys Movie Review

“Good Boys” sets up in the same tradition as “Super Bad” or “Booksmart”. There are people who hear of a wild and crazy party that will be held soon. They make up their minds that they will do anything to attend. But the guys who hear of the party are not college-age. They are not even high school age. They are in sixth-grade, and the big shindig in question is a ‘kissing party’ in the basement of one of the ‘cool kids’ from school. To them, it is a chance to get up into the ‘cool kid’ ranks, and one of them will meet up with the girl on whom he has a crush. Read more