Christina Pontikis

Charming, Attractive, and Driven

Charming, Attractive, and Driven

The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Film Review

The Reluctant Fundamentalist, based on the 2007 novel, explores a young Pakistani man’s drive to achieve the “American dream” while almost completely disregarding his own culture and country of birth. Changez Khan (Riz Ahmed) graduates from Princeton (summa cum laude, no less) and lands his dream job with Underwood Sampson where his job is to effectively dismantle [...]