Written December 27, 2012
I was very excited about Zero Dark Thirty. However, I found this movie to be tedious and uninvolving. I was very disappointed with the lack of character development and didn't feel anything for Jessica Chastain's limp character. The movie left me feeling flat and void of that espionage, fast paced chain of command and brain flow. I didn't learn anything I didn't already know nor did I become more interested, as details were slim or poorly portrayed throughout the movie. I must say, however, the BLACK OPS raid was very thrilling and exciting. Oddly enough, I felt more compassion and interest in the Black Ops team that made the raid that fateful night, even though we saw so little of them. I would rather have been watching "Homeland."
Written December 01, 2015
If you can look past all the controversy surrounding this movie and just take it for what it is, you won't be disappointed. You feel as if you're part of the action and even though it's no secret how it ends, the suspense lies in the how-you-get-to-the-end. Very well done!
Written February 10, 2016
I enjoyed very much how the two women tracked down the information and painstakingly built a case while the torture and hard interrogations yielded either wrong or no information. It was like a detective story unfolding. The acting was wonderful and the actual raid and escape the last half hour of the film were hair raising even through you knew the outcome. Very good film, well directed. I recommend it.
Written August 27, 2015
Very intriguing movie with characters that reflect our history pefectly. Deep and interesting back story with a satisfying ending. Not a movie that I would see again for a while, but definitely one of m absolute favorites.
Written February 08, 2016
Well worth the ticket price....but not the best picture, I think Lincoln is the best. Good suspenseful buildup to the climax. Solid acting but as one reviewer said Jessica Chastain's character must have had a makeup-hair stylist at all times - not quite as gritty as reall life I would bet. I think everyone would enjoy the behind the scenes look at this event.