The Hurt Locker (R)
Join us for a month long exploration of Classic Academy Award Winners at the ESQUIRE THEATRE leading up to The Academy Awards on February 9th. We continue with Best Director!
Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director for THE HURT LOCKER in 2009. Erning 9 total nominations and 6 wins including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.
You'll know when you're in it.
Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 97%, the Critics Consensus: "A well-acted, intensely shot, action filled war epic, Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker is thus far the best of the recent dramatizations of the Iraq War."
Synopsis: During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.
Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award, the BAFTA, and the DGA for Best Director, with this film. This is also the first film to win Best Picture that was directed by a woman.
Saturday, January 25
Action/Adventure , Drama
2 hr. 10 min.