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|Directed by:||Kathryn Bigelow|
|Written by:||Mark Boal|
|Cast:||Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Evangeline Lilly, Guy Pearce, Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty|
Almost every year the Best Picture winner at the Oscars is divisive. They are movies generally loved by critics but once they hit the public, people generally have a different opinion. There are movies like The Godfather that are practically universally loved by critics and audiences alike, there are years that people will argue until their dying breathe that the movie that won at no right winning (me with Titanic and Forrest Gump) and then there are movies like No Country Old Men that fall into a love it or hate column. I guess the Oscars are indicative of film itself, there is no true universally loved movie and there's really no singular movie that is hated my everybody. To me The Hurt Locker is a very interesting Best Picture winner because the people who love it absolutely love it and consider it to be a defining movie of the era. The people who hate it fucking loathe it and consider it the some the worst representation of our Service People on screen. I personally belong in the former category...[more]...