Movies On My Mind : Recreate terror tragedy, but with purpose please

Films should not mine real events just for entertainment, but offer fresh insights, even closure

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 07, 2019, with the headline 'Recreate terror tragedy, but with purpose please'. Print Edition | Subscribe