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United 93.

Jonathan1Jonathan1 Registered User Posts: 5,744 Senior Member
edited April 2006 in High School Life
I just got back from seeing the movie United 93. What did you guys think about it?
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  • jackson17jackson17 Registered User Posts: 1,160 Senior Member
    I haven't seen it, but there's a pretty good TV movie called Flight 93, just came out, which I saw this morning. This one was probably more teary, but I thought it was exceptionally good and moving for a TV movie. The story is exactly the same.
  • IcerIcer Registered User Posts: 1,012 Member
    I liked Flight 93. I liked the scalding of the terrorist
  • lablondielablondie Registered User Posts: 5,014 Senior Member
    I thought it was completely enthralling, and had a beautiful deeper message. The entire middle was superb and I adored the end, even though the start was a bit slow. Definitely one of my favorite movies. I completely recommend it. I'm actually going to go see it again tonight.
  • jackson17jackson17 Registered User Posts: 1,160 Senior Member
    I want to see it this weekend....maybe after the SAT!

    60 seconds.....I hate waiting for it.
  • shaddixshaddix Registered User Posts: 2,256 Senior Member
    I will probably see it on May 12. I really want to see it, but I don't have the time right now.
  • lablondielablondie Registered User Posts: 5,014 Senior Member
    I probably won't see it.
  • Jonathan1Jonathan1 Registered User Posts: 5,744 Senior Member
    I saw the TV movie on A&E or whatever. It was pretty good.
  • jackson17jackson17 Registered User Posts: 1,160 Senior Member
    That's the one I saw....I liked it. It was definitely one of the saddest movies I've seen in a long time.
  • Justinian IJustinian I Registered User Posts: 1,362 Member
    I saw it on A&E. I thought the plot and personal stories were chilling and moving, but the acting was terrible. The terrorists looked somewhat hispanic rathern than middle eastern.
  • Jonathan1Jonathan1 Registered User Posts: 5,744 Senior Member
    Justinian, please respond to my PM. :)
  • SilverCloverSilverClover Registered User Posts: 709 Member
    I won't see it. There's something sincerely not right about making a profit off of other's misery. 10% of the first weekend's profits are simply a joke in the face of the victims.
  • jackson17jackson17 Registered User Posts: 1,160 Senior Member
    I don't think that's what it's about. It's a tribute to the courage of the victims who suffered that day. The families of the victims were involved in the making of the film, so I don't think it was a make-a-profit kind of deal. It seems completely genuine and thankful to me, and it only shows the victims in honor.
  • Private_JokerPrivate_Joker Registered User Posts: 812 Member
    For those of you who aren't comfortable with a feature film about United 93, I assure you that the movie stems from a positive, altruistic nature than just making a profit.

    I was initially uncomfortable with the movie, too, until I saw the movie Flight 93 on A&E. Then, it hit me that the story of these passengers needed to be seen. They needed to be remembered in a way that reading and hearing about Flight 93 could accomplish, because with the movie I was tranported into the last hours of these passengers and sat in their seats. I cried when they cried. I felt what they felt, their pain of loss, their pain of fear, their pain of death. I thought, what is it to die, if they were not rembered for their life.

    This is why I support the movie, because, before, I saw these people as numbers of victims attatched with names. Now, I see their lives and their spirits. It's as if they- Todd, Elizabeth, Jeremy-materialized on the screen in front of me. And, at the end of the movie, the only thing I could think was, "What a loss. What pain they must have felt."
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