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With so many remakes, sequels and familiar subjects hitting theaters between now and Labor Day, this year's summer movie season should be dubbed as "deja viewed." There are sequels by the numbers: "Smurfs 2," "Red 2," "Kick-Ass 2," "Despicable Me 2,"...
In the political drama "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," Changez (Riz Ahmed) transitions from a financial hotshot in 2001 New York to a man suspected of being a terrorist in 2011 Lahore, Pakistan. Kate Hudson plays Erica, an artist who offers Changez a...
If there ever was a time to see "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," that time is now. With a potent piece of fiction as its starting point and a splendid performance by Riz Ahmed as its centerpiece, "Reluctant Fundamentalist" is able to deal with the...
**1/2 (out of four) Say this for “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”: When its reporter entertains a long story from his subject, he actually takes notes and uses a tape recorder. Like he actually plans to remember what was said! That was too much...
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
NEW YORK — Questions about assimilation, security and ideology have been front-and-center in the American consciousness since two men with Chechen roots were identified as suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings last week. But globe-trotting...
If there ever was a time to see "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," that time is here and now. In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, with even President Obama asking, "Why did young men who grew up and studied here as part of our communities and...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 21 -27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Arrow Deadshot (Michael Rowe) is back,...
Join us for a live video chat April 23 at 10 a.m. with Mohsin Hamid, author of the novels "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia" and "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," which was shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker prize. A film adaptation of "The...
An event like the Boston bombings prompts some witnesses to compare what they've seen to a movie, even if real-life terrorist attacks are far more urgent and tragic than anything Hollywood could come up with. But there’s an aspect of one new film...
Many of the characters in Mohsin Hamid's novels are cultural nomads, hopscotching between the Islamic world and the Western capitalist world, the spiritual and the material, Urdu and English, the undernourished countryside and the teeming mega-city. It'...
Updating "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" from late 19th century Wessex to contemporary India, the protean director Michael Winterbottom combines his love of Thomas Hardy with an instinct for on-the-ground, socially engaged storytelling in"Trishna." The title...
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