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#403 - Zero Dark Thirty

I am admittedly one of those people who keeps as far away from politics as possible. That means I know very little about war, including the hunt for Bin Laden (did I even spell that right?); so it’s best you take this review with a grain of salt and accept that I really want to chat about the movie… not necessarily the facts or controversy behind it. 158 more words


Blackpaint 606 - St.Ives now, Matisse, Bigelow, Donleavy

Penwith Gallery, St. Ives

We went all the way to Cornwall to visit Tate St. Ives, only to find that the gallery is being rebuilt and is closed until 14th October.   515 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Kathryn Bigelow and Cinematic Journalism

The following was commissioned by Flickering Myth

Henry Bevan on Kathryn Bigelow and cinematic journalism…

Hollywood is obsessed with journalists. From Howard Hawks pictures to most superhero films and romcoms, journalists are often window dressing for plot and snarky dialogue. 853 more words

Comment Pieces

Oscar Watch: Molly's Game

Jessica Chastain has landed two Oscar nods over the years – for Supporting Actor in 2011’s The Help and in lead actress in 2012’s Zero Dark Thirty. 180 more words

Oscar Predictions

Are You Ready to be Jimmy Caan?, or, Detroit (The Movie)

I would never say Detroit is a bad film and I would never say that it is an enjoyable one. It’s immersive and effective and stacked with excellent performances, but man, Detroit is an absolutely miserable movie. 741 more words

Pony Tricks

Detroit review: Adding context to Charlottesville

I’ve always found it strange that I’ve never loved Kathryn Bigelow’s work. On paper, Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty should be right up my street, but they leave me feeling cold. 300 more words

Detroit review (Five Minutes in the Film Room transcript)

Here is the transcript for my review of Detroit, which aired Aug. 16 on Episode 79 of The Bridge. during the segment called “Five Minutes in the Film Room.” 846 more words