Mark Boal

Mark Boal appears in the following:

Experiments in Science and Art

Monday, March 08, 2010

Bruce Lourie talks about becoming a human guinea pig to investigate the toxins in everyday household objects—from toothpaste to rubber ducks. And we’ll look into the life of Victor Fleming—the man behind “The Wizard of Oz” and “Gone with the Wind.” Then we’ll learn about a museum exhibition designed to ...


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.

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The Hurt Locker

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

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 ...

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