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Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire (2004)

Unrated | | Documentary | 10 September 2004 (USA)

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Less invective than F9/11, further reaching
2 August 2004 | by (SF, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie is more dispassionate than F9/11. With interviews by the usual suspects of "Left" oriented politics (to those who have watched a lot of documentaries), with a spattering of retired military members, it paints a picture of the present President as starting us from hegemony to Empire.

Overall, it uses more conventional documentary techniques and less personal invective to make it's claims. The conclusion is that when no one is left standing, who will pay for the current debts?

On the lighter side, I could not keep my eyes off the screen when Norman Mailer was interviewed. It was not watching him, rather in the background was a huge a Lego project that was either a castle, or futuristic spaceport.


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