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My Son the Fanatic Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
It is so bland and unexciting that it is hard to tell what all the fuss is about.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
July 30, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
March 26, 2003
Powerful drama that takes cultural differences between family members seriously.
| Original Score: 3/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
January 10, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: B
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 3, 2002
The drama vividly conveys how certain brands of religion drive families apart instead of bonding them together.
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 29, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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Urban Cinefile
July 19, 2008
Australian actress Rachel Griffiths is a knockout as Bettina (real name Sandra) the hooker who finds her own badly needed affection in Parvez.
Diane Selkirk
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 79/100
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Peter Henne
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
My Son the Fanatic, though sometimes funny, shows Kureishi deferring his human-bashing, and presenting an unsuspected warmth and lyricism.
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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
Steve Tilley
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
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Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 1, 2000
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 21, 2001
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Derek Elley
Variety
March 26, 2009

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January 1, 2000

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January 1, 2000

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
November 30, 2002

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
October 24, 2003
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2004
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