Zero Dark Thirty

Topics: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden Pages: 2 (786 words) Published: November 6, 2013
Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty was real was released in 2012 directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal. The movie followed the decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden, who was the leader for al Qaeda and responsible for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, ending with the military raid and his death in May of 2011. Zero Dark Thirty has been labeled as “the story of history’s greatest manhunt for the world’s most dangerous man. Zero Dark Thirty was nominated for five different Academy Awards, winning one, and was also nominated for four Golden Globe Awards also winning one of those. Overall I thought Zero Dark Thirty was an amazing movie and would recommend it to my friends to go see, just giving them a heads up on the movies violence and use of foul language. The three main things that I though made the movie so good was the lead actress Jessica Chastain acting as Maya. The movie was more like a documentary than a real movie and the sound editing in Zero Dark Thirty.

The first reason I really enjoyed Zero Dark Thirty was the acting of Jessica Chastain. I thought she did a really amazing job and played the role really well, also other people believed she did a really amazing job in the role which is why she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress. Chastain’s during the movie really draws you into her character by the overall emotion she shows. Chastain’s character is really the only one during the movie that we can become attached to and she does an amazing job of doing so. She shows the stress and hard times the real person went through those ten plus years of trying to track down Osama bin Laden perfectly though the movie, while she is battling sexism and all the odds to be the person to bring him to justice. My favorite part of the movie that justifies her amazing acting ability during this movie was the final scene when she sees they have bin Laden’s body the only thing she can do is cry, all the emotion of the...
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