Patriot’s Day is a film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and the manhunt for the terrorist’s responsible.
I remember when the movies United 93 and World Trade Center came out in 2006. 1,282 more words
The week following the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, Wired writer Graeme McMillan, questioning how popular culture will respond to such events, commented:
“It might have taken twelve years, but those movies serve as a reminder that once the initial rawness of tragedy fades, audiences will continue to desire stories in which people experience horrific events — but also survive them and find a way to thrive in their wake.” 336 more words
By Tom Siebert
“Patriots Day” is a painful film to watch. And you can’t get through it with the assuring mantra “it’s only a movie.” Because it is not. 107 more words
“Patriots Day” is at it’s best when it attempts to play against stereotypes; but the pull towards hero worship is too strong to resist. The film is partially dedicated to law enforcement, but it’s clear they are the main focus of this story. 826 more words