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2006-01-30 09:22:23

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - After months of fending off pro-Israel pundits who accused his movie "Munich" of overly sympathizing with the Palestinians, director Steven Spielberg has found a new foe in the Jewish state: bored critics. The film opened in Israel over the weekend to hostile reviews focusing more on cinematic technique than any assumed political message in the depiction of the Israeli hunt for the masterminds of a Palestinian raid on the 1972 Munich Olympics....

2006-01-30 08:27:54

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - After months of fending off pro-Israel pundits who accused his movie "Munich" of overly sympathizing with the Palestinians, director Steven Spielberg has found a new foe in the Jewish state: bored critics. The film opened in Israel over the weekend to hostile reviews focusing more on cinematic technique than any assumed political message in the depiction of the Israeli hunt for the masterminds of a Palestinian raid on the 1972 Munich Olympics....

2006-01-29 19:12:44

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Steven Spielberg, whose film about the killing of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics has provoked controversy, says moviemakers have become much more politically vocal since the re-election of President George W. Bush. In a roundtable discussion with editors of Newsweek magazine along with other nominees for the Directors Guild award, Spielberg said, "Maybe I shouldn't get into this ... I just feel that filmmakers are much more proactive...

2006-01-26 07:17:10

By Erik Kirschbaum MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has torn open another old wound in Germany just as the country where the Holocaust was designed and the 1972 Olympics massacre happened prepares for the world's spotlight again. The American's new film "Munich" was launched in 400 cinemas across Germany on Thursday after weeks of intense media coverage that revived unwanted memories of the shockingly inept handling of events that led to the slaying of 11...

2006-01-24 06:45:17

Please read in line 39 ... Kushner ... instead of ... Kusher JERUSALEM (Reuters) - For aspiring Israeli actor Guri Weinberg, the big break in Hollywood was mixed with heartbreak. The 33-year-old appears in Steven Spielberg's new thriller "Munich" as his own father, Moshe Weinberg, a weightlifter who was the first of 11 athletes killed in a Palestinian guerrilla raid against Israel's delegation to the 1972 Olympic Games. Many Israelis, including Weinberg's widow, have taken issue...

2006-01-24 06:47:38

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - For aspiring Israeli actor Guri Weinberg, the big break in Hollywood was mixed with heartbreak. The 33-year-old appears in Steven Spielberg's new thriller "Munich" as his own father, Moshe Weinberg, a weightlifter who was the first of 11 athletes killed in a Palestinian guerrilla raid against Israel's delegation to the 1972 Olympic Games. Many Israelis, including Weinberg's widow, have taken issue with the film's portrayal of the assassination campaign launched...

2005-12-27 10:15:42

(Please read in 10th paragraph ... the Los Angeles Times said last week ... instead of ... he told Los Angeles Times in a rare interview last week.) By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian mastermind of the Munich Olympics attack in which 11 Israeli athletes died said on Tuesday he had no regrets and that Steven Spielberg's new film about the incident would not deliver reconciliation. The Hollywood director has called "Munich," which dramatises the 1972 raid and...

2005-12-27 09:46:27

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian mastermind of the Munich Olympics attack in which 11 Israeli athletes died said on Tuesday he had no regrets and that Steven Spielberg's new film about the incident would not deliver reconciliation. The Hollywood director has called "Munich," which dramatizes the 1972 raid and Israel's reprisals against members of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), his "prayer for peace." Mohammed Daoud planned the Munich attack on...

2005-12-18 08:15:10

By Dan Williams TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg has hired one of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's top strategists to market his controversial new film about Israel's retaliation for the Palestinian attack on its team at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Eyal Arad, who helped mastermind the recent Israeli withdrawal from Gaza, said on Sunday he was promoting the film "Munich" in the Jewish state, where it has already stirred fierce debate. "This market is an important market,"...

2005-12-12 22:44:35

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's new film, "Munich," about Israel's reprisals for the slaying of its athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, has not opened yet but already many Israelis are convinced that the world-famed creator of "Schindler's List" has missed the point. Many veterans of Israeli spy agency Mossad are among those up in arms at the film Spielberg calls his "prayer for peace," even though it won't open in the United States until December 23 and...


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