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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Hunting Osama bin Laden

 Kathryn Bigelow upset the odds in 2009 when her indie-scale, grunt-level look at the Iraq War, The Hurt Locker, knocked aside her ex-husband James Cameron’s 3D extravaganza, Avatar, at Oscar time. Although her latest
10.19.2012 | | Posted at 10:06 AM
By David Luhrssen
  Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright turned his many years of covering the Middle East and many contacts with real or reputed terrorists into his bestseller, Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. He adapted the book into a staged monologue, My Trip to Al-Qaeda, which Oscar winning director Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) transformed int...