Top row L-R: Sarfraz Manzoor (photo courtesy of Getty Images) // Viveik Kalra in Blinded By the Light (photo by Nick Wall - © 2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.) // Gurinder Chadha (photo by Neil Grabowsky) Bottom row L-R: Grown-ish (photo: Freeform/Eric McCandless) // Why Women Kill (photo by Ali Goldstein - © CBS ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc.) // Preacher (photo © 2019 AMC Networks Entertainment LLC. and Sony Pictures Television Inc.)
What We’re Watching
It’s been a long week (and it’s only Wednesday) but there’s one thing our Rioters can always count on: A healthy amount of TV to obsess over. Sherin and Alex spill their feels on Why Women Kill, Preacher, and the season finale of Grown-ish.
Blinded By the Light Q&A with Gurinder Chadha, Viveik Kalra, and Sarfraz Manzoor
Blinded By the Light is a charming movie about a British teenager whose life is transformed when he discovers Bruce Springsteen’s music. Sherin attended a special screening and Q&A featuring director Gurinder Chadha, leading man Viveik Kalra, and writer Sarfraz Manzoor. Hosted by Susan Koch, Executive Director of the Middleburg Film Festival, the Q&A will let you in on the secrets behind the film—listen out for two questions from Sherin! Chadha, Kalra, and Manzoor talk about their favorite songs and scenes, getting The Boss himself on board, and how much of the movie is true to Manzoor’s story. Get ready because Blinded By the Light will leave you dancing in the dark…
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Tune in to Geek Girl Riot on idobi Radio every Tuesday at 11pm ET / 8pm PT for your dose of late-night geekery from our team of rioters. Til next time, see a list of everything our Rioters talked about below:
– Why Women Kill
– Blinded By the Light (read Sherin’s review)
– A Different World
– Desperate Housewives
– The Good Place
– Veronica Mars
– Devious Maids
– Preacher (comic) – Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson
– Greetings From Bury Park – Sarfraz Manzoor
– Bride & Prejudice
– The Promise
– Bend it Like Beckham
– The Breakfast Club
– Crazy Rich Asians
– Gang Busters