2009 Shootout of the Year Winner

The Hurt Locker

They say that the central duel of this year’s film retrospectives is between former lovers Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron.  I don’t necessarily agree with this, but given that I’ve given out awards to one of each right off the top it would seem that I can’t even avoid the matchup.  But for the shootout category, The Hurt Locker has earned this award fair and square.  It might simply be the best sniper duel ever filmed, and I like sniper duels almost as much as I like mech suits.

Next Award: Chase of the Year

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