Bruce Springsteen’s Netflix special makes this a great weekend for The Indian Runner

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There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching. Each Friday, The Verge’s Cut the Crap column simplifies the choice by sorting through the overwhelming multitude of movies and TV shows on subscription services and recommending a single perfect thing to watch this weekend.

What to watch

The Indian Runner, Sean Penn’s 1991 debut as a writer and director. Based on the 1982 Bruce Springsteen song “Highway Patrolman,” the movie stars David Morse as Joe Roberts, a deputy sheriff living a quiet life with his wife Maria (Valeria Golino) in a late-1960s Midwestern small town. Joe’s career and family are disrupted by the return of…

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