Films directed by
Kathryn Bigelow

Zero Dark Thirty

This is what defeat looks like, bro. Your jihad is over.

It was kind of ballsy to make a major motion picture about a story which had been told to death on basic cable by the time this film was released. The search for Osama bin Laden and the daring Navy SEAL raid that killed the terrorist kingpin were as familiar to Americans as the romantic misadventures of the Kardashians. Most of the events portrayed here have been detailed in Discovery channel documentaries, so what does Zero Dark Thirty have to tell us what we didn’t already know?

The answer is not much, but it doesn’t really matter. Continue reading