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Patriot's Day (review)

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


Boston Marathon bombing survivor to marry firefighter who rescued her

BOSTON — A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing plans to marry the firefighter who rescued her moments after the bombs went off.

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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


Patriot's Day

Recently, I began my first real training at the AMC movie theaters. The motives of most people who apply for a job at any movie theatre is to obtain free passes to any movie(s) they desire. 489 more words

Horror meets heroism in riveting film 'Patriots Day'

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

Tom Siebert

(American) Hero Worship / "Patriots Day"

“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


Movie Review: Patriots Day

I remember April 15, 2013, like it was yesterday. It was a beautiful day in Boston. The annual Boston Marathon and the Red Sox home-opener were about to take place. 359 more words