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The Good The Bad The UglyThis week on the show Dave, Nick, Adam and Greg take a look at new release films ‘Dead Man Down‘, ‘Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds Alive On Stage! The New Generation’, ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ and ‘The Hangover Part III’. This episode also features interviews with Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips, Ken Jeong, Zach Galifianakis, Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Niels Arden Oplev. The boys also take a look at what cult movies you need to see as they celebrate the launch of Cultrastrophe on Friday nights at Cinema Nova.


The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Summary: Set in the years following 9/11, The Reluctant Fundamentalist follows a young Pakistani man, Changez, chasing corporate success on Wall Street. Living in the suspicious, terrorism-altered Western world, he ultimately finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family’s homeland.

Year: 2013

Australian Cinema Release Date: 23rd May, 2013

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: USA/UK/Qatar

Director: Mira Nair

Screenwriter: Ami Boghani, Mohsin Hamid, Rutvik Oza, William Wheeler

Cast: Riz Ahmed (Changez), Shabana Azmi (Ammi), Ashwath Bhatt (Junaid), Haluk Bilginer (Nazmi Kemal), Vince Canlas (Kenzaburo), Deepti Datt (Amreh), Martin Donovan (Ludlow Cooper), Nelsan Ellis (Wainwright), Rohan Gupta (Rahim), Kate Hudson (Erica), Adil Hussain (Mustafa Fazil), Liam Ireson (Chris), Sonya Jehan (Nadia),  Clayton Landey (Agent Jackson), Om Puri (Abu), Claire Roberts Lamont (June Davis), Rory McCreray (Agent Ford), Cody W. Parker (Herman), Sarah Quinn (Clea), Gary Richardson (Anse Rainier), Liev Schreiber (Bobby Lincoln), Ali Sethi (Ahmed), Meesha Shafi (Bina), Imaad Shah (Sameer), Victor Slezak (Maxwell Underwood), Chris Smith (Mike Rizzo), Kiefer Sutherland (Jim Cross)

Runtime: 126 mins



Greg King: Stars(3.5)

Please check Greg’s review of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ that is available on www.filmreviews.net.au

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(3.5)

IMDB Rating:The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist′: Check Episode #33 (available late on 23rd May) of our The Good The Bad The Ugly Podcast for a more in-depth review of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’.