Opening early in 1865, as the American Civil War is entering its endgame, Lincoln (12A) offers a detailed account of how recently re-elected president Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) rammed the 13th constitutional amendment — the emancipation of the slaves — through Congress.
Sun, 27 Jan, 2013
IN the final scene of Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s heart-stopping thriller about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, Maya, a CIA operative and the movie’s heroine, is strapped into a seat on a military transport plane staring into the middle distance, looking depleted.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
Dubliner Richard Baneham has won an Oscar for his work on visual effects on 'Avatar', but it was director Kathryn Bigelow and 'The Hurt Locker' who emerged as the victors from the battle of the blockbusters at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles last night.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010