The Hurt Locker

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Conflict of interest: why Hollywood failed to honestly address the ‘war on terror’
Twenty years on, cinema is littered with failed attempts at helping people understand the aftermath of 9/11, from American Sniper to W

Steve Rose

13, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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The nine greatest best picture winners at the Oscars
As the awards celebrate their ninth decade, we look back on the times the Academy got it right when it came to the biggest prize

Wendy Ide

17, Feb, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Hurt Locker duo Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal returning with 1967 Detroit race riots drama
Timely but as yet untitled project will explore the systemic racism behind public disorder outbreak that left 43 people dead and more than 1,000 injured

Ben Child

29, Jan, 2016 @9:54 AM

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Jeremy Renner: five best moments
Having hit the bullseye as Marvel’s ace archer Hawkeye in the Avengers franchise, he is back this week as Agent Brandt in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. Here, we celebrate his best performances

Marnie Langeroodi

31, Jul, 2015 @10:08 AM

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Kathryn Bigelow on Zero Dark Thirty: 'It's illogical to ignore torture'
Film-maker takes to LA Times to suggest criticism of 'torture-endorsing' film be directed at US counter-terrorism policy instead

Ben Child

16, Jan, 2013 @12:19 PM

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Hurt Locker lawsuit: soldier must pay $187,000
Court orders Sgt Jeffrey Sarver, Iraq war vet claiming to have inspired film's main character, to pay film-makers' legal fees

Henry Barnes

09, Dec, 2011 @11:42 AM

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The Hurt Locker v Jeffrey Sarver: bomb sergeant's lawsuit blasted out of court
US war veteran loses case against makers of best picture Oscar-winner, but insists film is based on him

Henry Barnes

14, Oct, 2011 @3:21 PM

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Anthony Mackie: 'There are a lot of limitations placed on young black actors'
Anthony Mackie talks to Hermione Hoby about breaking through barriers, rebuilding New Orleans, and why he hates Hollywood hype

Hermione Hoby

27, Feb, 2011 @12:04 AM

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Kathryn Bigelow is no 'bad boy' | Priscilla McClay
Priscilla McClay: To say Bigelow makes films to fit in with the male establishment is to crudely generalise about what subjects interest women

Priscilla McClay

11, Mar, 2010 @12:32 PM

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The Hurt Locker's high road to the Oscars podium | Jeremy Kay

Jeremy Kay: The idea of making history with Kathryn Bigelow won the Academy over in the end – that along with the authenticity of The Hurt Locker and a clever awards campaign

Jeremy Kay

09, Mar, 2010 @11:54 AM

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The Hurt Locker is empty [contains spoilers] | Richard Adams

Richard Adams: Kathryn Bigelow deserves her Oscar for best director but The Hurt Locker tells us nothing about Iraq [contains spoilers]

Richard Adams

09, Mar, 2010 @11:30 AM

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