Deborah Vankin

arts and culture writer for the Los Angeles Times

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If it’s awards season it must be time for art.

Has LA's art scene finally arrived?

If it’s awards season it must be time for art.

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That's how the hero of "The White Tiger" views his native India. The way you'll view the film is with rapt attention and great delight. It's really terrific.

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