Colin Asher

During war time you need enemies, heroes, and justification — in that order. I was reminded of this triple imperative as I watched the film United 93, which supplies these ingredients, more or less in this same order. United 93, the first of several major media releases to deal with the events of September 11, 2001, has been the cause of much debate, most centered over whether we as a nation are ready to be re-traumatized.