Monday, February 24 2014
The kids' romantic naïvete is compounded by their forever-war surroundings. This is made vivid at film's start, when Omar first appears scaling the graffitied wall between his neighborhood and the Israeli territor
Monday, March 20 2006
How might efforts to fathom suicide bombers' motives make them too much like their potential victims -- that is, everyone else -- and thus unmake the difference that defines everyone else?"
Thursday, November 3 2005
At the start of the powerful Paradise Now, the bombers are quiet, even stunned at the news that their mission is set for tomorrow.
Wednesday, September 10 2003
The movie's power lies in its portrayal of the relentless ingenuity by which the inhabitants of the West Bank subvert the political 'realities' of Israeli military government.