The Hurt Locker (15)Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Ralph Fiennes, Guy Pearce, David Morse, Christian Camargo
Author(s): Mark Boal
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Release Date: 28/08/2009
Running Time: 131mins
The men of Bravo Company’s bomb disposal squad count down the 38 days left on their current rotation. Staff Sergeant William James is the new boy, joining levelheaded sergeant JT Sanborn and specialist Owen Eldridge on the streets of Baghdad, where IEDs (improvised explosive devices) can prove fatal to Allied forces. James’s gung-ho, fatalistic approach to his job quickly creates friction with his team mates.