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'Zero Dark Thirty' Teaser: Kathryn Bigelow's Osama Bin Laden Film

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Kathryn Bigelow’s follow up to the Academy Award-winning The Hurt Locker got an unexpected boost from real life events last year—Zero Dark Thirty, the story about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, got an ending when the real SEAL Team Six succeeded in their mission to take down the terrorist leader.  And thus, Zero Dark Thirty got an ending.  And...

Oscar Winner 2010: Best Picture: The Hurt Locker

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The winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Picture goes to The Hurt Locker. Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, and the cast accepted the award and boy were they excited. Bigelow held both her Best Director and Best Picture Oscars in her hands and thanked all those who believed in the film when so many people didn't. They also once again mentioned the men and women serving...

Oscar Winner 2010: Best Director - Kathryn Bigelow

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The winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Director goes to Kathryn Bigelow. She's made history as the first female to win the Best Director Oscar. She received a standing ovation and an intro by Barbra Streisand who said, "the time has come." Bigelow described her win as the moment of a lifetime. She also dedicated her award to the women and men in the military who risk...

Oscar Winner 2010: Best Editing - The Hurt Locker

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The winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Editing goes to The Hurt Locker's Chris Innis and Bob Murawski. Both first time winners were very excited to be taking home their awards and thanked the cast and crew of the film while doing so. They also wanted everyone to know that the movie was made without compromise, without focus...

Oscar Winner 2010: Best Original Screenplay - The Hurt Locker

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The winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay goes to The Hurt Locker. In his acceptance speech, screenwriter Mark Boal talked about his background as a reporter in Iraq who thought his experiences would make a good movie. He stated that the film went far beyond his expectations and he owed that to director, Kathryn Bigelow. He...

Producer Nicolas Chartier Banned from Oscars

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French producer Nicolas Chartier who was a part of the Best Picture nominated film The Hurt Locker has been banned from attending the Oscar awards ceremony this Sunday due to an e-mail he sent. According to USA Today, Chartier is being punished for trying to sway Oscar voters towards his film by talking trash about a fellow nominee.

The Hurt Locker Causes a Military Stir

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With the Oscars right around the corner and The Hurt Locker finally getting the attention is deserves, someone has to complain about it. The film has already received praise from critics and the military personal alike. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has commented on the film and called it both "authentic" and "very compelling." Purple Heart winner, Drew Sloan,...

Avatar, Hurt Locker Lead 2010 Oscar Nominations

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This morning the Oscar nominations were revealed for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards and once again James Cameron has found himself on top of the world thanks to Avatar. But he shouldn't celebrate just yet, because there's plenty of competition coming from the dark horse The Hurt Locker led by Best Director nominee, Kathryn Bigelow. Let's see...

Hurt Locker Wins National Film Critics Top Honor

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The Hurt Locker continues to destroy the competition by adding another critics award to its growing mantle. The National Society of Film Critics selected the Kathryn Bigelow war drama as their top film of 2009. The film has become the golden child of award's season and took home three of the top honors the group had to offer.

Will Kathryn Bigelow Make Oscar History?

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All year Up in the Air has been a festival and critics darling thanks to the great script and direction of Jason Reitman. The only thing that may keep it from gaining Oscar gold is the dark horse, The Hurt Locker. The Kathryn Bigelow drama has been running neck and neck with Reitman's latest, and is on it's way to making Academy Awards...

AWFJ Journalists EDA Awards Nominees and Winners

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The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is a relatively new critics organization with only a few years of awards to their credit. Still, it does give us another group of winners to look at, and yet another reason why The Hurt Locker is poised to be a lock for a Best Picture nominee as it won the group's Best Picture Award. The other good thing about this group? They...

Watch the First 8 Minutes of The Hurt Locker

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In case you haven't seen Kathryn Bigelow's latest film The Hurt Locker starring Jeremy Renner with Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty, and appearances by Guy Pearce and Ralph Fiennes, we have a little something to entice you into theaters. Just to wet your appetite they have uploaded the first 8 minutes of the film to Hulu. Now, this clip is...

The Hurt Locker: Movie Review

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Kathryn Bigelow's (interview) new film The Hurt Locker starring Jeremy Renner (interview), Anthony Mackie, and Brian Geraghty, with special appearances by Guy Pearce, Ralph Feinnes, David Morse, and Evangeline Lilly is a must see film about men who do one of the most dangerous job's in the world. This film has amazing performances, an unbelievable...

Movies Releases: Transformers, My Sister's Keeper, Cheri...

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Well it is no surprise, Michael Bay's Transformers: The Revenge of the Fallen (60.0 million on the first day!!) is going to take the top spot at the box office this week. Looks like we are going to need tissues on-hand while watching Nick Cassavetes' film, My Sister's Keeper starring Cameron Diaz and Abigail...

Interview with Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker

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Action-packed Director Kathryn Bigelow has successfully redefined the war film genre with her new film The Hurt Locker starring Jeremy Renner. The film is unique in the way that it that you neither pity nor root for the soldiers, but empathize with their situation. Bigelow makes you a voyeur to the human side of war and in doing so you are able to see...

Interview with Jeremy Renner for The Hurt Locker

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Although he's somewhat known for playing a crazy guy, Jeremy Renner is one of the most laid back guys you will ever meet. In Director, Kathryn Bigelow's, The Hurt Locker, Renner plays Staff Sergeant William James, a member of the Army's elite bomb squad unit that has one of the mot dangerous jobs in the world - to disarm an active bomb before it...

The Hurt Locker Trailer and Photos

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If you're ready for a painful experience about war that will open your eyes and have you sitting at the edge of your seat, then you need to check out Kathryn Bigelow's new film, The Hurt Locker. The story is about three Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squad soldiers who risk their lives and often give their lives trying to protect other soldiers by...

First Look at The Hurt Locker

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ComingSoon.net has just premiered a new "first look" clip from director Kathryn Bigelow's upcoming action-drama, starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Ralph Fiennes, and Guy Pearce called The Hurt Locker. Apparently the story is about: "New sergeant names James (Renner), takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he...