Commemoration Open Trackback Weekend

“People mourn in different ways. Some lock their hearts in a box and nurse their grief in private; others head to the nearest public square to rend their garments. So, too, with 9/11 movies: Some, like this spring’s “United 93,” distrust the urge to mythify and replay the tragedy with blunt fidelity. Others seek comfort in commemoration, looking for stray moments of indomitability and building emotional statuary to the fallen.”

-Ty Burr-

See the movie…and feel it for yourself sweet friends.
What say you about grief and commemoration?

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27 Responses to “Commemoration Open Trackback Weekend”

  1. Wordsmith says:

    I rarely see movies; but think I shall see this one. The LA Times reviewer thought, among other things, that it was too “right wing”. That sounded good enough to me.

  2. Phil says:

    I remember September 11th 2001, I went to the Bar that night and drank my sorrows away.

  3. Kevin says:

    You know what’s weird? I was at a subway station on 54th(?) street earlier this year, and a sign in the terminal said ‘world trade centers –>’ like they were still there.

  4. My Republican Blog says:

    MOST AMERICANS BACK ISRAEL…

    Most of you know I don’t put a whole lot of faith in polls, but this is one I really hope is true. The blame surely should be put on Hezbollah, because after all, they threw the first stone! There’s many more reasons than that to hope Israel wipes He…

  5. Phil says:

    I will fill myself with Love And send that out into the world. How others treat me is their path How I react is mine.:-)

  6. Phil says:

    I wonder if Angel even recognizes the above comment because the first time I remember seeing that I was thinking that maybe Angel was one of the ones in that 1969, Coca-Cola Commercial where there’s a bunch of singers singing “I’d like to buy the world a home and furnish it with love, Grow apple trees and honey bees, and snow white turtle doves. I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony, I’d like to buy the world a Coke and keep it company. It’s the real thing, Coke is what the world wants today.”

  7. Brooke says:

    I want to see it, too… And after the news of the foiled bombing plots this week, it should be all the more poignant.

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  9. hNAV - 'Brooklyn Boy' says:

    i could never see any more Oliver Stone Films…

    but i do support all forms of expression, and appreciate any Memorial to those lost on this tragic day…

    thanks for the visit and best wishes this weekend.

    GREAT BLOG you have here…

  10. planck's constant says:

    Osama Bin Laden’s Thursday 13…

    1. Cancel Photoshop classes for Mujib, Hassan and Abu.
    2. Have Hassan give Fatima 40 lashes then send her a burqa and tell the b*tch to keep it covered, for Allah’s sake!
    3. Tell BBC editors I approve their use of word EXTREMISTS as a substitute fo….

  11. Angel says:

    Thank y’all for the inputs as always. :)

  12. KarL MMm says:

    THE TWIN TOWERS ARE SYMBOLIC AS TWO FRIENDS, EQUAL IN SIZE , WALKING SIDE BY SIDE TOWARD A COMMOM GOAL. DO INDEED MAKE THAT A GOAL FOR THIS WEEKEND.. AND THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ANGEL FOR THE INSPIRATION ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS…KEEP UP THE GOOD BLOGGING..

  13. LomaAlta says:

    The US Forest Service has given up too….

    Imagine what would happen if a domestic group of criminals and terrorists had taken over part of a sovereign state of the United States; occupied it and ruled it by the gun and made it unsafe for U.S. citizens….

  14. The Original Gobbleblog says:

    Their Stupid Is Showing – Again…

    British authorities thwarted a plot to blow up planes flying from England to the United States, a plan that would have caused mass murder on an imaginable scale,âccording to officials. British authorities had wor ……

  15. Red_State_Blue says:

    Poisoned Image…

    The dynamic described above may be helpful in explaining some of those aspects of contemporary journalistic practice and attitudes that are otherwise puzzling. For example, “why the relentless focus on every detail of every real or imagined act of mal…

  16. Always On Watch says:

    I saw the movie “World Trade Center” yesterday. Overall, I’d say that it’s a good film. It puts a human face on the two trapped men and their wives. But here’s what I just couldn’t get out of my mind….So few of those first responders got out alive! Those families are still bereaved today.

  17. Angel says:

    Thanks all for the lovely comments…and so tru AOW. :(

  18. Toast - It's not just for breakfast anymore says:

    Frances New Flag…

    France has long been dissatisfied with it’s red white and blue flag, because it is too similar to the American and British flags……

  19. The Dumb Ox says:

    Islamic Jihad and Liberal Jihad? Allies in the Wa…

    Your News Homepage and Dumb Ox Op-Ed. Algore a hypocrite? Duh. Liberals willing to lie, steal and cheat to achieve their socialist objectives? Double duh. Liberal Jihadists = Islamic Jihadists? Du-uh-uh-uh!!!…

  20. The Right Nation says:

    Weekend (Open) Must-Read List…

    Fog of Reuters – Philip Klein, The American Spectator; A McCain-Lieberman Ticket? – Michael Barone, US News & World Report; The Only Option Is to Win – Newt Gingrich, Washington Post; The One-Percent Problem – Rich Lowry, National Review; Where Are t…..

  21. ABF says:

    I just have to see this as well … unfortunately, it won’t be for a while .. :(

  22. The MaryHunter says:

    Dear Angel — finally getting back into the home scene… de-jet-lagged n such… and Sat eve Wifie and I are going to go see WTC. Will be thinking of you and all you other New Yorkers when I do.

  23. Conservative Cat says:

    UN to Possibly Disarm Hezbollah if Cease-Fire Takes Hold…

    MIchelle Malkin describes the terms of the UN cease-fire agreement. ABC News, a less reliable source, claims Israel has accepted those terms. At this time, the exact language of the cease-fire resolution (SC #1701) is not available on the UN……

  24. The Stout Republican says:

    “It’s the End of the World as We Know It?”…

    …and I’m feeling chipper. My belly is full of gummy bears, and I’ve satiated my OCD by sorting a couple of thousand baseball cards a friend of mine gave me, since he is departing to North Carolina to pursue his Masters Degree. I don’t even like spo…

  25. TMH's Bacon Bits says:

    Not So “Slick Hilly”…

    by DL
    Having written on the same topic many times, I had to respond to this article, particularly since it appeared the day after the Dems in Connecticut made Joe Lieberman walk the plank.
    What Does Hillary Clinton Really Believe?
    It’s been a qu…

  26. TMH's Bacon Bits says:

    Terrorist Plot: Bush Lied Again!…

    Liberals, acting like mad men on a senseless rampage have gone past the point of no return. They are now openly charging Bush (and Blair) with staging a faux plot to blow up thousands of America-bound passengers.

    ……

  27. Losee says:

    I like what you have to say, but it seems like it’s all information I have heard at other places first. I guess it is nice to have lots of people say it in lots of different ways, just so anyone can understand.