‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Blu-ray Review

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on March 18, 2013

“Zero Dark Thirty”
Blu-ray Combo Pack ($40.99)

One of the most acclaimed films of 2012, director Kathryn Bigelow’s riveting Oscar-nominated, fact-based dramatization of a tenacious young female CIA operative (Jessica Chastain) focused on the decade-long hunt for terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, arrives in home-entertainment packaging with several behind-the-scenes bonus features. “No Small Feat” examines the challenges of making the film as realistically as possible; “The Compound” reveals the intricate detail of bin Laden’s fortified complex, meticulously re-created to scale, inside and out, for the movie’s nerve-rattling, climactic raid; “Geared Up” shows the cast training with authentic Navy SEAL gear; and another mini-documentary looks at Chastain’s role and its roots in a real-life character.

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