I was flabbergasted, then horrified. My first thought was that this wasn't a real conversation, that I was still listening to one of my Tom Clancy tapes. It just didn't seem possible on this scale in our country.
The monster-trashes-New York movie Cloverfield disarmed the "third rail" of dealing with Sept. 11 on film — and now Nicholas Cage is all set to dance on it. Cage's movie Knowing, now being filmed, uses Sept. 11 as a major plot point to set up its apocalyptic storyline. And it plays very explicitly with 9/11-style… »