REVIEW: Zero Dark Thirty

The latest war drama from Oscar winner Kathyrn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty follows the decade long hunt for Osama Bin Laden.

The Oscar-winning duo behind The Hurt Locker reteam for this gripping drama detailing the hunt for Osama bin Laden, and the true-life story of the intelligence expert who dedicated a decade of her life to tracking down the world’s most wanted terrorist. In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the CIA began interrogating suspected Al Qaeda agents across the globe in a bid to locate the elusive bin Laden. Upon arriving at a CIA black site and witnessing the brutal interrogation tactics firsthand, driven operative Maya aids her unpredictable colleague Dan in gathering the intelligence that will help bring their target to justice. Over the course of the next decade, numerous false leads and dead ends make the search seem more futile than ever. Meanwhile, suicide bombings across the Middle East and Europe hint that Al Qaeda won’t go down without a fight. Just when it seems as if the trail of clues has finally dried up, an old piece of evidence leads Maya to a suspect who may work directly for the man charged with planning the worst act of terrorism ever committed on American soil…

Read the full review over at the Gloucester Guildhall 

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