“Zero Dark Thirty” is extraordinary not because it’s about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, but because Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow uses the subject to examine related, and equally important, topics.
In another filmmaker’s hands, the movie would likely have been something to tolerate during awards season before being forgotten. Yet Bigelow has created the best film of 2012. Read More
S.F. hottie Dianne Feinstein is incensed over the so-called erroneous depictions of torture in “Zero Dark Thirty,” the movie about the hunt for Bin Laden. Read More
Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" has won six prizes, including best picture, at the British Academy Film Awards.
Kathryn Bigelow took the best director prize for the film, beating nominees that included her former husband, "Avatar" director James Cameron.
"The Hurt Locker" also won prizes for original screenplay, cinematography, editing and sound. "Avatar" picked up awards for production design and visual effects. Read More