Escaping the Routine
There seems to me a great irony here. Historically, movies have been attended for the purpose of momentarily escaping the harsh realities of life. 'United Flight 93' has reversed these roles, however. Viewers will be watching this to experience heroism within life to death terror, momentarily escaping the harsh fantasy worldview of the mainstream press' propaganda, the harsh rhetorical ideology of the Bush Derangement Syndromers, and the harsh 'we have a plan and we can do it better' ersatz wisdom of the well documented talking heads. (I am reminded of a blog called 'The Nose on Your Face'; news so fake you'll swear it was from the mainstream media.)
Perhaps we are undergoing a new 'Copernican Revolution'. Our culture may be understanding to a greater degree that the universe does not revolve around or acquiesce to our individually created cosmos.