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Review: Amreeka

In the finely sketched beginning chapters of Arab-American writer/director Cherien Dabis's feature debut, we share the frustrating, claustrophobic life of our heroine, Munah Farah.
Cherien Dabis's feature debut is winning
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 25, 2009
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October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009