Tag: Kathryn Bigelow

Detroit (2017)

Posted: April 12, 2017 at 9:52 am   /   August 2017, Coming Soon

  From the Academy Award winning director of THE HURT LOCKER and ZERO DARK THIRTY. DETROIT tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ‘67. Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writer: Mark Boal (screenplay) Stars: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, John […]

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Movie Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ A Triumph

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 9:22 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

If you’re going to make a movie for which the audience already knows the ending, you damn well better make it a good one. Sounds obvious, right? It’s surprising, though, how many times a film can manage to screw this up. When it’s done right, though, a film whose ending is a foregone conclusion can […]

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Movie Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Starring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 11:54 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

If you have seen Academy Award-winning best picture The Hurt Locker, you know that Kathryn Bigelow is no stranger to slow-building tension. Somewhere between Point Break and 2008, the Oscar-winning director went from being good to great. And her streak certainly continues with Zero Dark Thirty. Maya (Jessica Chastain) is a young CIA agent who’s […]

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‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Opens January 11 in St. Louis! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: January 2, 2013 at 1:12 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! For a decade, an elite team of intelligence and military operatives, working in secret across the globe, devoted themselves to a single goal: to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden. Zero Dark Thirty reunites the Oscar(R) winning team of director-producer Kathryn Bigelow and writer-producer Mark Boal (The Hurt […]

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Creators of “Hurt Locker” Shopping Low Budget International Thriller

Posted: December 7, 2010 at 2:32 am   /   Local, Movie News

Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal achieved the top prize in Hollywood last year, walking away with Best Picture at the Academy Awards. What is even more amazing is that they did it on a low budget tense action/drama hybrid. Bigelow and Boal are apparently looking for some of the same magic as they […]

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Blake’s 2010 Oscar Predictions – Best Picture and More!

Posted: March 7, 2010 at 1:12 pm   /   Film, Local, Opinion

Best Picture “Avatar” “The Blind Side” “District 9” “An Education” “The Hurt Locker” “Inglourious Basterds” “Precious” “A Serious Man” “Up” “Up in the Air” Who will win? The Hurt Locker. Who should win? The Hurt Locker. Everyone knows that this is a race between Avatar and The Hurt Locker. At one point at the end […]

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Jeremy Renner “The Hurt Locker” – 2010 Best Actor Oscar Nomination (Video)

Posted: March 7, 2010 at 12:50 am   /   Film, Local

Jeremy Renner is enjoying his first Academy Award nomination with Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker. Renner plays Sergeant First Class William James who is the slightly reckless leader of an EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) unit, and follows him and his crew who are winding down their last days of their tour in Iraq. This tense […]

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More Problems For “Hurt Locker” – Lawsuit From Bomb Disposal Expert

Posted: March 3, 2010 at 2:49 pm   /   Local, Movie News

I just reported that a Hurt Locker producer, Nicolas Chartier, has been denied access to the Oscars after a bad judgment call. (Read the article here.) Now, the makers of the film are being sued by an U.S. Army bomb disposal expert. Master Sergeant Jeffrey Sarver has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the makers […]

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“Hurt Locker” Producer, Nicolas Chartier, Banned From Oscars

Posted: March 3, 2010 at 2:00 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Last week producer of The Hurt Locker, Nicolas Chartier, sent an email out to certain Academy members urging them to vote for his gritty drama over blockbuster extravaganzas. While he never mentions Avatar by name, it is painfully obvious that is who he is targeting. Add in the fact that it is probably The Hurt […]

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List of 2010 BAFTA Award Winners

Posted: February 21, 2010 at 5:41 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Once again The Hurt Locker claims the top prize, which ones again shows it is the favorite going into the Oscar race. Here is a full list of nominees and winners from the 2010 BAFTAs (winners are in bold): BEST FILM AVATAR – James Cameron, Jon Landau AN EDUCATION – Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey THE […]

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