Posts tagged "Zero Dark Thirty"

'Zero Dark Thirty' Review (**1/2) - A Second Opinion

There was a disturbing movie trend in 2012, at least for me, where the critics and (sometimes) audiences would rave about a movie and proclaim it to be an Oscar frontrunner and then I would go to see the movie and be grossly underwhelmed. That was the case for Argo and Silver Linings Playbook and... Read more »

This Year's Oscar Nominations Can Argo F**k Themselves

This Year's Oscar Nominations Can Argo F**k Themselves
It never fails.  Each year, I hope the Academy will somehow get it right.  That the collective body of voters will pull their heads out of their collective asses, and nominate movies and/or actors who actually deserve a nomination, to say nothing of actually winning.  And each year, I walk away frustrated.  Today’s nominees are... Read more »

Movie Review - Zero Dark Thirty (****)

Movie Review - Zero Dark Thirty (****)
ZERO DARK THIRTY Genre: Thriller Rating: R Running Time: 2 hours 37 minutes Premise: The decade-long hunt for Osama Bin Laden is on after 9/11, and CIA agent Maya (Jessica Chastain) is determined to find him, to the exclusion of everything else in her life. Behind-the-Scenes: Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal previously collaborated, with each winning... Read more »
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