September 11

The Report

The Report is literally about a 7,000 page report, which you see in physical context at one point: Two seemingly foot-high stacks of paper sit to both sides of investigator Dan Jones (Adam Driver) as he presents his shocking findings on the CIA’s illegal post-9/11 torture methods to the Senate Intelligence Committee. The report itself …

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The Looming Tower

In the late 1990s, the U.S. government was carefully watching the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda. The series of events started stacking up, from the 1998 bombings of U.S. Embassys in Kenya and Tanzania (killing over 200 people between them), to the attack on the USS Cole in the waters of Yemen, …

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