Excerpt: United 93 puts the viewer in the midst of 9/11 confusion and heart breaking sacrifice, a film not played for entertainment, but remembrance. This is what the medium was made for and what it is capable of, a non-glamorized recounting meant to preserve memories and heroics while remaining static in...
Excerpt: The Movie Of the four commercial airplanes hijacked and crashed into landmark American buildings by terrorists on September 11, 2001, only one of them failed to reach its intended target, believed to be The Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Conclusion: The tenth anniversary of 9/11 is of course an opportunity to reflect, to think back, to remember and perhaps even to pray if you're so inclined. I started this review with my own personal recollections, and this film brought back that day in all its chilling intensity.
Conclusion: For anyone who experienced September 11th, 2001, 'United 93' is an emotional rollercoaster of a film, featuring exciting filmmaking and subtle and authentic performances, the Blu-ray looks and sounds fantastic. If you're considering buying 'United 93', you have my full recommendation.
Excerpt: September 11th, 2001. For the personnel operating America's Air Traffic Control centres, tracking the hundreds of flights navigating the nation's skyways, it's just another busy Tuesday morning.
Excerpt: When it happened, for those of us watching it on TV from our living rooms and offices, the events of September 11th seemed almost like some Hollywood disaster movie. When the World Trade Center fell, many might not have been surprised to see the name Roland Emmerich emblazoned somewhere in the...
Excerpt: The best indication of the respectful intentions behind United 93 –a retelling of the terrorist attacks of 9/11, focusing on the hijacked plane that crash-landed in rural Pennsylvania–comes at the inevitable point, positioned about halfway through, when the first plane hits the World Trade Center.
Excerpt: Fyra män med arabiskt ursprung ber till högre makter och förbereder sig inför sitt livs svåraste uppdrag. På hotellrummet är flygbiljetterna redo. Det är tidig morgon, dagen är 11 september 2001 – och resten är historia.