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ZERO DARK THIRTY WINS SEASON’S FIRST FILM AWARDS

December 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Launching the movie awards season, the New York Film Critics Circle has named Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty the best film of 2012. Bigelow also received the award for best director, and the trophy for cinematography went to the film’s Greig Fraser. Also receiving three awards was Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, which won for screenplay (Tony […]

TRADE PAPERS REVIEW ZERO DARK THIRTY

November 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Judging from early trade reviews, director Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty is everything that her Hurt Locker was: a harrowing drama that is likely to receive overwhelming praise from critics, earn numerous awards — even, perhaps, a heap of Oscars — but bomb — no pun intended — at the box office. The raid on […]

DID CIA GIVE FILMMAKERS CLASSIFIED INFO ABOUT BIN LADEN RAID?

May 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch charged on Tuesday that the Obama administration gave Oscar-winning filmmakers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal classified information and gave them access to government officials for their film about the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in May 2011. The group posted what it claimed were 153 pages of […]

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