Tag Archives: Osama Bin Laden

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Review by Kirk Honeycutt

Kathryn Bigelow’s follow-up to her Oscar-winning best picture, “Hurt Locker,” is an even tougher and more gripping war picture taking place in the world of terrorist-tracking espionage. This is, of course, her much anticipated depiction of the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden, “Zero Dark Thirty.” Stripped of the usual[...]

Jessica Chastain on Bigelow, Boal and the ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ ending – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: You could say that Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty” has encountered choppy waters since experimenting with a limited release at the tail end of last year (so as to be eligible for Oscar consideration). Not from critics, mind you. Bigelow’s taut, tense depiction of the CIA[...]

Central Intelligence Agency says Kathryn Bigelow’s film “Zero Dark Thirty” is not accurate

The Central Intelligence Agency has issued a statement about Kathryn Bigelow’s film “Zero Dark Thirty.” This must be a first. I can’t remember a time the austere CIA said anything about a Hollywood film. But they are not happy. Of course this will probably create more interest in Bigelow’s film[...]

New: Zero Dark Thirty Official Final Trailer

For a decade, an elite team of intelligence and military operatives, working in secret across the globe, devoted themselves to a singe goal: to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden. Zero Drak Thirty reunites the Oscar winning team director-producer Kathryn Bigelow and writer-producer Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker) for the[...]

New York Film Critics Circle goes with “Zero Dark Thirty,” Bigelow – OSCARS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This turned out to be a very good day to conduct “Zero Dark Thirty” interviews. As I sat across from Jessica Chastain and Jason Clark to discuss their roles in Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” the uncompromising thriller about the military’s efforts to unearth Osama Bin[...]

Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” exits the Oscar race – ANALYSIS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Once the awards season gets underway (which annually happens right around this time), we spend a decent amount of our time separating the titles with Oscar potential from the titles with simple Oscar hopes. Usually, this requires a screening of the film, we can judge its[...]

“Zero Dark Thirty” by Kathryn Bigelow teaser

by Mark Johnson HollywoodNews.com: Kathryn Bigelow (deservedly) became the first female to win the Best Director Oscar for her Best Picture winning film The Hurt Locker (2010). Her controversial follow-up to Locker looks to be just as intense, as she and her Oscar winning scripter, Mark Boal, take us into[...]

George Clooney arrested during protest in D.C.

HollywoodNews.com: George Clooney has been arrested in Washington D.C. while out protesting in regard to the Sudan crisis where innocent men, women and children have been hurt. Clooney was arrested with a number of other people who were protesting in front of the Sudanese embassy, states TMZ. Clooney was arrested[...]

Jessica Chastain up for role in Kathryn Bigelow’s Seal Team 6 thriller

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jessica Chastain had a massive year in 2011, appearing in multiple Oscar-worthy projects from “The Help” to “The Tree of Life.” She has the potential to carry that momentum into 2012 by picking in-depth, fascinating scripts and directors to work with. Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow certainly[...]

Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden drama could be pushed to 2013

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kathryn Bigelow’s follow-up to her Oscar-winning “The Hurt Locker” was going to attract attention mo matter the topic. But when it was revealed that she was mounting a military drama about our nation’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden with “Hurt Locker” screenwriter Mark Boal, our interest[...]