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Lorraine Ali

Lorraine Ali is television critic of the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was a senior writer for the Calendar section where she covered culture at large, entertainment and American Muslim issues. Ali is an award-winning journalist and Los Angeles native who has written in publications ranging from the New York Times to Rolling Stone and GQ. She was formerly The Times' music editor and before that, a senior writer and music critic with Newsweek magazine.
Review: ‘Black Monday’ and ‘Brexit’ deal with catastrophes in very different ways

Showtime's Wall Street-set comedy "Black Monday" and HBO's "Brexit" movie about the United Kingdom's impending withdrawal from the EU both put a microscope on times of great change — but with different results.

Review: ‘The Passage’ is full of mystery, strong characters and fangs

The Fox drama series "The Passage" follows scientists who experiment with a lethal virus to find a cure for all diseases ... but what they discover may wipe out the human race in the process. 

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