This is a good movie, a romantic and richly drawn conversation-starter.
Omer M. Mozaffar teaches at Loyola University Chicago, where he is the Muslim Chaplain, teaching courses in Theology and Literature. He has given thousands of talks on Islam since 9/11. He is also a Hollywood Technical Consultant for productions on matters related to Islam, Arabs, South Asians.
In 2009, Roger Ebert named him as one of his “Far Flung Correspondents.” In 2011, the Graham School of the University of Chicago honored him with an “Excellence in Teaching Award” in Humanities, Arts and Sciences. He is a lifelong Chicagoan, involving himself in various educational, social service and charitable projects.
An FFC on Gavin Hood's Official Secrets.
A Far Flung Correspondent weighs in on the MCU controversy.
An FFC takes a look at the stunning performance at the center of Todd Phillips' Joker and what the film says about heroes, villains, and the people caught in the middle.
An essay about questions raised by Julius Onah's Luce.
A Far-Flunger offers questions that illuminate the themes of Tarantino's latest.
An FFC and chaplain discusses the haunting impact of Tom McCarthy's Oscar winner.
Far Flung Correspondent Omer Mozaffar talks about his experience as a consultant on the new Amazon series, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.
A look at Escape to Victory in light of the World Cup and world events.
The suggestions in this article are worth 10 billion dollars.
A piece examining the themes in the three films directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Michael B. Jordan.