zero dark thirty
If creating the script for a film that has been discussed at the highest levels of the Pentagon, the CIA, the White House is a stressful enterprise, it is one writer Mark Boal carries with surprisingly light hands. Is he being disingenuous? You decide.
The Oscars; the one night of the year when under-dressed is definitely not an option. The 85th Academy Awards saw a parade of perfectly preened A-Listers gliding down the red carpet in their Sunday best, and we- mere earthlings- watched on in awe. This year's event certainly lived up to expectations in the 'Best Dressed' category, and -of course- there was a little drama too.
There is a profound and shameful disconnection between me - as a civilian in whose name the wars of the past decade have been fought - and the costs and consequences of U.S.-led military dominance. Where is our regret? Our introspection?
Winning an Oscar is the pivotal moment in the career of an entertainer. That innocuous-looking statuette signals the start
Daniel Day-Lewis, Anne Hathaway, Steven Spielberg and 'Argo' are the bookies' favourites to take home Oscars this year but
The Oscars are being handed out this weekend, and the bookies seem to be more than sure who they're putting their money on
With only three more sleeps until the 2013 Oscars are handed out in Los Angeles, we bring you the nominees for this year's
Letting everybody know she isn’t afraid to tread new ground, Jessica Chastain has turned horror leading lady in 'Mama' (released
The controversy that has swirled around Zero Dark Thirty regarding a positive depiction of torture is a massive red herring when it comes to what the filmmakers are actually saying and appears to be largely born out of a significant amount of baggage brought to the film, rather than anything that is up there on the screen.
Katherine Bigelow's follow up to her Oscar winning The Hurt Locker was a film about the hunt for 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Ladin, which due to a significant and unignorable event in the real-life narrative, quickly became a film about the demise of Osama Bin Ladin.