Kathryn Bigelow's ZERO DARK THIRTY sweeps 5 Oscar nominations
Friday, January 11, 2013 6:18:16 PM (IST)
Bollywood Trade Editorial
Nominations for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars were announced on Thursday 10th January 2013 in L.A., USA. Not surprisingly Kathryn Bigelow’s ZERO DARK THIRTY has secured 5 nominations in the Best Picture, Best Actress (Jessica Chastain), Best Screenplay (Mark Boal), Best Editing (William Goldenberg & Dylan Tichenor) and Best Sound Editing (Paul NJ Ottosson) categories.
These nominations come in the wake of ZERO DARK THIRTY already receiving 4 nominations for the Golden Globes in December 2012, the results for which will be announced in mid-January 2013. These include Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) Jessica Chastain, Best Director (Motion Picture) Kathryn Bigelow and Best Screenplay (Motion Picture). Additionally, the film had also bagged awards from New York Film Critics Circle and National Board Review of Motion Pictures for Best Director (Kathryn Bigelow), Best Lead Actress (Jessica Chastain) and Cinematography (Greig Fraser).
The thrilling crime mystery movie, which chronicles the decade long hunt for Al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy SEAL Team 6 in 2011, is a definite front runner for the ultimate recognition in film-making, The Oscars. According to critics ZERO DARK THIRTY is a taut, gritty and superbly visualized narrative neatly packed as an action thriller by a master filmmaker who knows her craft.
PVR Pictures, the distribution arm of PVR Group is bringing ZERO DARK THIRTY, the thrilling crime suspense drama to India on February 15th 2013.
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