THE HURT LOCKER (Kathryn Bigelow, 2008)

The Hurt Locker, which has won a dazzling plethora of year-end prizes for best film and for director Kathryn Bigelow, began with the first-hand experience of scenarist Mark Boal, a war correspondent during the Iraqi War who was embedded with a U.S. bomb squad in Baghdad. Marred by sentimental lapses, it is an accomplished, beautifully […]