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April 4, 2011
Poignant, relevant, and often quite moving in its characterizations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 4, 2011
While its situations are more complex and less ham-fisted than those in many inspirational stories of reaffirmed faith, Mooz-lum...suffers from one-note characterizations.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 14, 2011
Sensitive performances smooth out the dramatic rough spots of this well-intentioned, racially-charged drama.
February 13, 2011
The film is worth seeing simply because of the phenomenal acting by the ensemble and a plot that will generate debate and interest once audience members leave the theater.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 10, 2011
A potent feature debut for writer-director Qasim Basir, "Mooz-lum" attacks Islamist extremism while offering audiences a rare and illuminating depiction of life as a Muslim in America.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 10, 2011
There's an undeniable potency to the blunt-instrument melodrama of Mooz-lum.
February 9, 2011
I suspect the Muslim narratives of 9/11 will soon grow into its own genre, and this film is a very good start.
February 8, 2011
Solemn, unsubtle, and terminally self-conscious.
January 30, 2011
A poignant, cinematic memoir of growing up Muslim in America from the perspective of an anguished soul who just wanted to enjoy a normal childhood.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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