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Wall Street Journal film critic Joe Morgenstern made an embarrassing error in a review for the movie “Lion” in Friday’s newspaper, when he confused Dev Patel with Kal Penn.

People are pissed at a Wall Street Journal critic after he confused two Indian actors


What happens when a movie critic gets critiqued? A Twitter moment.

Twitter users called out The Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern after he made an embarrassing error in a review of the movie, "Lion."

In Morgenstern's Friday newspaper review, he misidentifies Dev Patel with Kal Penn. Both actors are of Indian descent.

User @kelvindchen picked up on the error.

Morgenstern tweeted a link to his review of "Lion" on Wednesday.

User @EzraCubero tweeted this: 'You do realize that Dev Patel is not Kal Penn, right?'

Morgenstern simply responded: "I do. What a dumb error."

But not everyone was willing to let the critic off that easily.

The Wall Street Journal has issued a correction on the online review.

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