State of the Arts: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ offers thrills, poignancy

WHATCOM — “The Hurt Locker” director Kathryn Bigelow’s new thriller “Zero Dark Thirty” opens on a black screen that reads “September 11, 2001.” What follows is a harrowing audio sequence in which we hear tapes of emergency calls made on that infamous date. It’s a harrowing aural image, and one that stuck with me throughout…

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Brent Lindquist is a reporter at the Lynden Tribune and the Tribune's State of the Arts columnist. Email Brent at reporter@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.