The Hurt Locker

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Sgt. James is removing the IED from the body cavity of the young boy there is a person standing in the background behind the plastic sheeting.

Visible crew/equipment: When SSG William James and Sgt. JT Sanborn are sniping, Spc. Owen Eldridge is cleaning the bullets from the blood. When he passes them on, he leans his head back and you can see a tent and four or five crew members and the camera. (00:58:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When SFC William James goes through the plastic sheeting to see a dead body on the table, you can see an ungloved, crew member's hand open the entrance for him. (01:20:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: When the "family man" suicide bomber is asked to kneel down you can see knee-pads under his pants when he is going down. (01:51:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: When James is walking in his EOD suit, a crew member and camera can be seen in the reflection of the top of his helmet. (02:05:30)

Visible crew/equipment: When the Humvee stops and the guys get out, there is no-one around on the street. The one guy then says "where are the guys who called it in?" when he does, there is a reflection of 2 pairs of legs in his glasses. But no-one was there before or after. (00:13:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: When the Humvee is stuck in traffic we see a bottle of water thrown at the car. We then get a look in the car and reflected in the window is a boom mic. (00:12:35)

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Continuity mistake: James is described on the cast list as a Staff Sergeant, but he wears the rank insignia of a Sergeant First Class.

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Staff Sergeant William James: This box is full of stuff that almost killed me.

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Trivia: The film's primary competition at the Oscars, Avatar, was directed by Kathryn Bigelow's ex-husband James Cameron. Ironically, it was Cameron himself who convinced Bigelow to make this film in the first place.

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Question: What does the "hurt locker" mean?

Answer: It's a term similar to "a world of hurt". It's both outside of you and within you. The outside definition is that a hurt locker is anywhere you go to find pain. In the film's case, war-torn Iraq is the hurt locker. Inside, your hurt locker is the place you bury your anguish.

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