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The Hurt Locker (movie)

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  • Review: In 'Boys of Abu Ghraib,' echoing opinions about torture

    Review: In 'Boys of Abu Ghraib,' echoing opinions about torture
    Based on a true story only in the loosest sense, "Boys of Abu Ghraib" dramatizes the torture of terror suspects at the hands of American guards during the Iraq war. Unlike the few documentaries on the subject, the film views the events through an...
  • Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female

    Report: Just 15% of lead characters in major movies are female
    It’s a man’s world -- or at least that’s the way it appears on screen. According to a report released Tuesday by San Diego State University film professor Martha Lauzen, the top 100 grossing films of 2013 were overwhelmingly male. Just...
  • Anne Sweeney on Disney CEO Post: 'It Wasn't the Job I Wanted'

    Kathryn Bigelow and the late Gil Cates -- that's the unlikely pair who were two of the major influences on Anne Sweeney's surprising decision to move on from her top perch at Disney/ABC TV Group to pursue a career as a TV director. Bigelow's milestone of...
  • Film Review: 'Korengal'

    With its unblinking focus on young American soldiers sent to fight a seemingly inexhaustible enemy on its home turf, Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington's "Restrepo" was one of the more gripping war documentaries to emerge in recent years, and one of...
  • Kathryn Bigelow to direct Tom Hardy in post-9/11 drama 'True American'

    Kathryn Bigelow to direct Tom Hardy in post-9/11 drama 'True American'
    Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow will direct Tom Hardy in the post-9/11 drama "The True American," which will be produced by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures, the filmmakers announced Wednesday night. Based on the nonfiction book by New York...
  • CANNES: Nicolas Cage Stars in Supernatural Thriller 'Pay the Ghost' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Nicolas Cage is materializing in Voltage Films' supernatural thriller "Pay the Ghost" with Uli Edel ("The Baader Meinhof Complex") directing. Producers are Voltage's Nicolas Chartier and Craig Flores along with Ian Levy of Midnight Kitchen Prods. Mike...
  • Intensely moving 'Immigrant' leaves viewers unsettled

     Intensely moving 'Immigrant' leaves viewers unsettled
    "The Immigrant," starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner, is one of those prickly period pieces about hard times that gets under your skin and leaves you unsettled long after. Though its story is far more about survival than love,...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Mark Boal, Megan Ellison Team on Production Banner

    "Zero Dark Thirty" writer-producer Mark Boal has launched Page 1, a movie-TV development and production company funded by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures. Boal will serve as CEO and producer on Page 1 projects and may also write some of the...
  • 25 years of summer movie hits

    25 years of summer movie hits
    No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did. Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
  • Gabriele Muccino Brings Life to Sci-Fi Thriller 'Near Death' at Voltage (EXCLUSIVE)

    Nicolas Chartier's Voltage Films has brought director Gabriele Muccino aboard science-fiction thriller "Near Death." The deal reteams Muccino with Voltage following his "Fathers and Daughters," starring Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul....
  • Academy Invites 271 New Members

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks. Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...