>’Munich,’ the Travesty

>I’m not planning on seeing this film. I’ve read many reviews and they all seem to say the same thing. Spielberg pretty much made the film to portray the Terrorists in a sympathetic manner.

Charles Krauthammer sums it up nicely in his review:

“…It is an axiom of filmmaking that you can only care about a character you know. In ‘Munich,’ the Israeli athletes are not only theatrical but historical extras, stick figures. Spielberg dutifully gives us their names — Spielberg’s List — and nothing more: no history, no context, no relationships, nothing. They are there to die…”

Bonus points for reading the whole thing.

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