Mira Nair

News Shelf: 3/1/14

To wrap up the week, we talk about some places in Toronto where you can get together to watch the Oscars tomorrow, we look ahead to next week's Canadian Screen Awards, we look at two TIFF Bell Lightbox series about books and food on film, and talk a little bit about how TIFF's Paul Verhoeven retrospective is just starting to get really good.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist Review

Despite a great lead performance from Riz Ahmed, the decade spanning terrorism thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist sacrifices a genuinely interesting character study for rote predictability.