When Kathryn Bigelow announced that her follow up to “The Hurt Locker” was a film about the hunt for bin Laden, I was a bit concerned. While a manhunt has a different feel than a war film, I was worried that the two films would draw a lot of comparisons. While I enjoyed “The Hurt Locker,” [Read Sam’s Review of The Hurt Locker Here] the movie dealt with the psychological aspects of combat rather than portraying an accurate story of the Iraq war. This is not the case with “Zero Dark Thirty“: Bigelow and Mark Boal set out to tell (as accurately as they could) the story of the hunt for bin Laden.
January 31, 2013 2 Comments