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Kathryn Bigelow

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Using Movies as Personal Soapboxes

As I noted in my commentary on genre-snobbery in film criticism, film style supersedes film content and films must be judged on their terms if we consider ourselves to be true, objective lovers of cinema. Using a particular movie as a case-study for sociological analysis, for instance, in which complete disregard of the study of cinematic … Continue reading

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ (2012): Kathryn Bigelow Embraces Cinéma Vérité

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow || Produced by: Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow, Megan Ellison Written by: Mark Boal || Starring: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Kyle Chandler, Edgar Ramirez, Joel Edgerton Music by: Alexandre Desplat || Cinematography by: Greig Fraser || Editing by: Dylan Tichenor, William Goldenberg || Country: United States || Language: English Running … Continue reading

‘The Hurt Locker’ (2008): When Oscar-Bait Turns Awesome

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow || Produced by: Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, Greg Shapiro Screenplay by: Mark Boal || Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Guy Pearce Music by: Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders || Cinematography: Barry Ackroyd || Editing by: Chris Innis, Bob Murawski || Country: … Continue reading