Questions In the Night: The Crises of Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker

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 In the months and years following the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, DC and the crash of the fourth plane into a field in Pennsylvania, the CIA pursued Osama Bin Laden, the founder of the global terrorist network al-Qaeda who claimed responsibility for the events of September 11, 2001.At a secret “black site” an agent, Dan, interrogates a man named Ammar (Reda Kateb) suspected of having knowledge about Bin Laden and his network. A C … [Read more...]

Catholics in Media Awards February 28: The Hurt Locker; GLEE; Sr. Rose Pacatte

Catholics in Media will honor THE HURT LOCKER and GLEE on February 28. It seems funny to add my own name on my blog, but I  am humbled and grateful to be receiving the Board of Directors Award.Check here for the news release and ticket information: Catholics in Media Awards set for February 28 … [Read more...]

The Hurt Locker, a new film by Kathryn Bigelow, SIGNIS Award at Venice 2008, etc.

If you have been reading  my blog, you know that I wrote about Kathryn Bigelow's new film after it screened at the Venice International Film Festival last summer. In fact, the film won the SIGNIS  Jury's Grand Prize.The press release read:The SIGNIS Jury has awarded its Grand Prize  to Kathryn Bigelow’s anti-war film THE HURT LOCKER. According to the jury’s statement, the motivation for this choice is the filmmaker’s uncompromising approach to the Iraq war and its consequences seen through th … [Read more...]

The Hurt Locker trailer: a film by Kathryn Bigelow about the world’s most dangerous job

The Hurt Locker Watch the trailer at apple.com/trailers   Did you see this movie trailer on apple.com? The film stars Jeremy Renner and Anthony Mackie. It’s in theaters on June 26, 2009. Watch it and tell me what you think. Here is my review of  Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker that I posted last summer from the Venice Film Festival (where our Catholic Jury -SIGNIS - gave it our Grand Prize). The film opens June 26, 2009 in the U.S. The Hurt Locker stars Jeremy Renner (among others su … [Read more...]


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