'Hurt Locker' Conquers 'Avatar' at Oscars

In the battle of behemoth blockbuster "Avatar" vs. indie war epic "The Hurt Locker," the Oscars let the underdog have its day. Defying the stereotype that Iraq War movies can't succeed, Kathryn Bigelow's "Hurt Locker" took home six of the nine Academy Awards for which it was nominated, including best picture and best original screenplay. By comparison, the movie's most hyped competitor, "Avatar," won three trophies. Bigelow won best director, becoming the first woman in the more than eight...Full Story
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