Munich

Munich ★★★★½

I recently watched the Olympic documentary, Visions of Eight about the Munich games of '72 and I wanted to learn a lot more about the hostage taking and terrorist attack so I watched this and One Day in September. I didn't remember the use of flashbacks in Munich before this viewing and there were a few times where I would get confused about whether something was a flashback or cutting to some of the aftermath of the Isreali revenge strikes. This stands up as one of the best Speilberg movies in his filmography, and this as I have been appreciating his work more an more in the last few years. I think it definitely is helpful to be aware of some of the imagery of the attack in '72 for ease of the viewing, but regardless of that, this is an incredible modern spy story.

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