Set for release in Boston on January 4th shortly after its New York and Los Angeles Openings, “Zero Dark Thirty” has received a warm welcome and a rating of best picture by the Boston Society of Film Critics. The harrowing dramatization of the world's effort to bring the most notorious terrorist in recent history to justice is looked forward to with great anticipation.
The Boston Society of Film Critics named “Zero Dark Thirty,” a dramatization of the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, as the best film of 2012 yesterday and also honored its filmmaker, Kathryn Bigelow, as best director. “Thirty,” which will be released in the Boston area on Jan. 4 after opening in New York and Los Angeles, also took the award for editing from the Boston critics. The film has been named best picture by the New York Film Critics Circle and online critics groups in New York and Boston, positioning it as an early favorite for the Oscars in February.