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Springsteen & I review

Music doc on The Boss

Invited to submit films about what Springsteen means to them, admirers probe his ties to an often blue-collar fanbase. Some electric gig footage justifies the love; ‘Thunder road’ scorches.

You pity the kids of the more Boss-obsessed but there’s pomposity-pricking humour and uplift here, too.

The firsthand concert stories, luckiest busker ever and an OAP who thinks Springsteen is “hot” paint a potent picture of Bruce’s hearty populism.

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Kevin Harley is a freelance journalist with bylines at Total Film, Radio Times, The List, and others, specializing in film and music coverage. He can most commonly be found writing movie reviews and previews at GamesRadar+.