Screenwriter Mark Boal
and director/producer Kathryn Bigelow
discuss "The Hurt Locker,"
a suspenseful portrait of the military’s bomb squad technicians. This heart-pounding look at the effects of combat and danger on the human psyche is based on the first-hand observations of Mark Boal, who was embedded with a special bomb unit in Iraq. "The Hurt Locker" is playing in New York at Landmark Sunshine and AMC Lincoln Square.