Instant Gratification: “The Hurt Locker” and four other good movies to watch on Netflix Instant

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Pick of the week: “The Hurt Locker”My full review is here. Kathryn Bigelow’s unrelenting tense 2009 Oscar winner follows a three-man bomb squad in Iraq, trying to stay ahead of insurgents who have made every patch of ground a potential deathtrap. Bigelow rivals Michael Mann in her staging of spectacular, nerve-shredding action sequences that illuminate the character of the people involved.

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