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Old 09-01-2011, 09:13 AM
 
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Default World Trade Center memories, hollywood version.

Some one did a great job putting all together in one clip. Enjoy.

Twin Tower Cameos
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Why would anyone who lives in New York, where we could see the real thing, be impressed by Hollywood's interpretation? That's like someone going to Las Vegas, then coming back to NYC and gushing about their re-creation of our hometown.
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Old 09-02-2011, 07:17 AM
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The farther we get from 2011, the less truth will be exhibited in these new versions. I'll bet some studio is even working on a 3-D version. Perhaps even with some bottled stench released into the theaters.
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Old 09-02-2011, 07:20 AM
 
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Why would anyone who lives in New York, where we could see the real thing, be impressed by Hollywood's interpretation? That's like someone going to Las Vegas, then coming back to NYC and gushing about their re-creation of our hometown.
Some of us like remembering the city that was. Images of the WTC are part of that.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, New York
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Why would anyone who lives in New York, where we could see the real thing, be impressed by Hollywood's interpretation? That's like someone going to Las Vegas, then coming back to NYC and gushing about their re-creation of our hometown.
Because it's not there anymore.

Because some people never saw it.

Because some of us want to see it again, and again, and again.
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Some of us like remembering the city that was. Images of the WTC are part of that.
But we're not talking about reality; we're talking about some Hollywood producer's imagining about what happened, edited and condensed for public consumption. You'd rather go along with that than what you actually experienced?
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Old 09-02-2011, 12:03 PM
 
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But we're not talking about reality; we're talking about some Hollywood producer's imagining about what happened, edited and condensed for public consumption. You'd rather go along with that than what you actually experienced?
I really don't understand your problem here. These are some clips of the WTC that are interesting to reflect on. I don't think anyone except you is worrying about their verisimilitude.
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Old 09-02-2011, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, New York
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But we're not talking about reality; we're talking about some Hollywood producer's imagining about what happened, edited and condensed for public consumption. You'd rather go along with that than what you actually experienced?
Obviously, you haven't seen the video. Why don't you WATCH it before you make comments on it?
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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I really don't understand your problem here. These are some clips of the WTC that are interesting to reflect on. I don't think anyone except you is worrying about their verisimilitude.

I agree. I think it is nice to see it. What is the big deal. I also think the American public should be reminded of it even more.
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:08 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I certainly didn't take offense to this video. I liked it!
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