Movies on my mind: Films which recreate terrorist attacks should offer more than queasy spectacle

Dev Patel plays Sikh waiter, Arjun, in the movie Hotel Mumbai, the debut feature film from Australian director Anthony Maras inspired by the documentary, Surviving Mumbai (2009).
Dev Patel plays Sikh waiter, Arjun, in the movie Hotel Mumbai, the debut feature film from Australian director Anthony Maras inspired by the documentary, Surviving Mumbai (2009).PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

SINGAPORE - Should movies that recreate real-life terrorist tragedies serve as entertainment?

Every day, over the past weeks in particular, we wake up to another wave of terrorist attacks.

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