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Occupation: Dreamland Reviews

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September 23, 2005
The film doesn't add much to what we know about the war.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 20, 2005
A fair-minded (but hardly apolitical) grunt's-eye view of the war in Iraq that trusts the audience to draw its own conclusions.
September 8, 2005
More than a simple record of a couple of embedded helmers in Iraq, Occupation: Dreamland gives voice to usually tightlipped GIs in and around the volatile city of Fallujah.
September 8, 2005
The portrait that emerges is of proud and articulate recruits who are also young, often undereducated and usually underemployed.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 5, 2005
A reminder that our soldiers are people not unlike yourself. You can think what you want to about the war, but you have to respect that they put their lives on the line.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 28, 2005
Filmmakers Garrett Scott and Ian Olds spent many weeks with their subjects. As a result, soldiers opened up more for their cameras about reasons for enlisting and concerns about the job they were sent to do.
April 23, 2005
Succeeds in putting human faces on both the soldiers that we read about so clinically in our papers, as well as, to a lesser extent, the Iraqis who, not surprisingly, come across as both victims and aggressors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 11, 2005
Gunner Palace is getting all the press -- while Occupation: Dreamland is easily just as good. If not better.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: A
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