Posts Tagged ‘Mark Boal’


A tense, well-made drama that is less an exploration of the pivotal role of the 1967 Detroit riot than the human tragedy behind a tiny part of it.

Zero Dark Thirty

One of 2012's greatest films is one of 2013's bigger Blu-ray disappointments thus far, at least as comprehensive special features are concerned.

Zero Dark Thirty

A procedural that's not dry or dispassionate. A subtle, nuanced character study. A throat-clenching action film. Kathryn Bigelow's latest is one of 2012's best.

Heroes of the Zeroes: In the Valley of Elah

"In the Valley of Elah" — one of few films to earn fury at the futility of the Iraq war — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.