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  • Palestinian comic wrestles with current events in Mideast

    Palestinian comic wrestles with current events in Mideast
    Stand-up comedian Aron Kader is never at a loss for material. If his upbringing as a Palestinian American Mormon from Provo, Utah, isn't enough, there's always the Middle East. "The problem over there is that the Jews and Arabs think they're God's...
  • Review: Splitsville for 'Shirin in Love'

     Review: Splitsville for 'Shirin in Love'
    The only possible reaction to an amateurish romance like "Shirin in Love" is: Do the filmmakers think we're all idiots? Practically every scene in this tale about a glamorous, unhappily engaged Los Angeles book reviewer (Nazanin Boniadi) with an eye for...
  • Disney Confirms 'Descendants' Villains

    Following the announcement that Kristin Chenoweth will play Maleficent in Disney's telepic "Descendants," the Mouse House has confirmed the rest of the film's villainous parents. Maz Jobrani will play "Aladdin" bad guy Jafar, dad to Jay, played by "X-...
  • Film Review: 'Shirin in Love'

    An innocuous romantic comedy, "Shirin in Love" sets its slightly ditzy, definitely perky heroine on a path toward fulfillment that diverges from the expectations of her wealthy Beverly Hills Iranian-American milieu. This setting provides a superficial...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Psych' on USA

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Psych' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 23 - 29, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Suburgatory Tessa (Jane Levy) isn't sure...
  • REVIEW: 'Shirin in Love' ★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Shirin in Love' &#9733 1/2
    The heroine of "Shirin in Love" is pretty, charming and klutzy. The romantic comedy about the young Iranian-American has glimmers of all those qualities too, but klutziness would have to be first on the list. Played by "Homeland's" Nazanin Boniadi,...
  • Tueday's TV Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 - 15 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This......
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 10 - 16 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 10 - 16 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Friday's Highlights: 'Friends With Benefits' on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 31 - Aug. 6 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 31 - Aug. 6 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • 'Just Like Us' review: Good intentions don't equal useful information

    'Just Like Us' review: Good intentions don't equal useful information
    ** (out of four) Few would disagree that many Americans aren’t overflowing with knowledge about Arabs or Muslims. Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed (who directed this doc) wants to counter people’s stereotypes that, say, Arabs are...