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Jessica Chastain
Kyle Chandler
Édgar Ramírez
Jason Clarke
Jennifer Ehle
Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Running Time
157 minutes

Zero Dark Thirty
Catch him if you can

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After the 9/11 attacks in 2001, the CIA make al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden a prime target. Over a decade, intelligence analyst Maya (Jessica Chastain) tracks a courier she senses will eventually lead to bin Laden’s hide-out. In 2011, Maya believes she has found bin Laden in Pakistan.

Gripping throughout, with an impressive central performance, this is like a Dogme 95 redo of a Chuck Norris film — by heroic effort, the good guys find and kill a bad guy. How you feel about that is something Bigelow leaves you to decide.

Reviewed by Kim Newman

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