Studying The Hurt Locker (eBook)
de Terence Mcsweeney
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In this vibrant and dynamic book-length study drawing on a broad tapestry of research, Terence McSweeney offers an exploration ofThe Hurt Locker (2009), its stylistic and narrative devices, its cultural impact, its reception, and its relationship to the genre of the war film. McSweeney places the film in a richly textured historical, political, and industrial context, arguing thatThe Hurt Locker is part of a long tradition of films about American wars that play a considerable role in how audiences come to understand the conflicts that they depict. Thus, films about a nations wars are never only a movie but rather should be considered a cultural battleground themselves on which a war of representation is waged.