Moral Failure, Procedural Success and Zero Dark Thirty

“Recall that Bigelow wanted to make a movie about the failure to capture bin Laden, before the whole world knew, as she puts it, that he’s dead. Consider that she has still made a movie about a failure, a moral failure, our failure, embedded in a procedural success.” Sarah Nicole Prickett has more about Kathryn Bigelow, artist Jill Magid and “how or why an artist might become a journalist” at Hazlitt.

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  1. I’m posting a link to this post despite the dismissive and occasionally openly insulting attitude Prickett takes toward people who have other positions regarding Zero Dark Thirty. It’s an interesting and thought-provoking piece despite those failings.


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