War Movie

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

The Hurt Locker centers on a bomb disposal unit in Iraq. Kathryn Bigelow, the film’s director, and screenwriter Mark Boal talk about making a movie about a contemporary war and what making the film taught them about today’s soldiers.


Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal
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Comments [4]

anonymous from manhattan

i'm not a vet, but i thought that film was incredible. thank you for making it.

Nov. 11 2009 11:53 AM
fan from brooklyn

One of the best war movies ever.

One of my all-time top ten.

Nov. 11 2009 11:52 AM
hjs from 11211

these current war stories don't seem to sell, why is that??

Nov. 11 2009 11:52 AM
john from office

Brian, the people the President is highlighting are what makes America strong, unlike the upper westsiders, you usually interview and unlike your numerious segments on torture and alleged abuse.

The sad part is that people such as yourself would never consider military service, but are quick to critize those who do.

Nov. 11 2009 11:51 AM

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