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Re: Ashdoc's mainstream english movie thread

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Originally Posted by ashdoc View Post
saw THE HURT LOCKER .

It is a supposed-to-be-realistic portrayal of a squad that defuses bombs in post 2003 iraq . its team leader gets killed and the new leader is as unconventional as it gets . glamorises the work of soldiers who defuse improvised explosive devices . actually the work is very painstaking and dangerous . the task before the team however is endless , just like the iraq war . the more they defuse bombs they more the iraqis come out with IEDs . above all one feels the hopelessness of fighting an endless war in a muslim country where everybody is seething with violence . more of an art film than commercial . acting is good by eveyone and photography is good .

here is a piece that blows the so called 'realism' of the film however---

http://taskandpurpose.com/heres-hurt...ar-movie-time/
Utterly stupid article I must say, the movie won only 6 academy awards, including the Best picture for 2010, and Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director.
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