Archive for August, 2009

by The Great White Gypsy Amreeka – Written and Directed by Cherien Dabis We’ve seen this kind of thing on TV and in movies before. Actually, a lot recently. But this story of a single mother emigrating from Palestine and working at a White Castle in Illinois looks interesting. If you liked The Visitor, you’ll […]

by The Great White Gypsy PART ONE ONCE UPON A TIME…IN TARANTINO-OCCUPIED AMERICA Expectations are a funny thing. When The Departed first came out, my friend saw it before me, and gave it an “A+”, which he never does. He really wanted to see it again, and wanted me to go along. I had been […]