Detroit | Chicago Reader


With Detroit, her latest feature, director Kathryn Bigelow has done something unusual: she's made a film that fits all the criteria for what a "Kathryn Bigelow movie" should be, yet one that doesn't much feel like a "Kathryn Bigelow movie." Like several of Bigelow's other feature-length efforts, Detroit is a critique of both institutional corruption and law enforcement as well as an examination of masculinity. But tonally and structurally the work feels like the product of a different director—until the credits rolled and the onscreen text read "Directed by Kathryn Bigelow," I wondered whether I was seeing something helmed by someone else entirely. Continue reading>>



  • Kathryn Bigelow


  • John Boyega
  • Will Poulter
  • Algee Smith
  • Jacob Latimore
  • Jason Mitchell
  • Hannah Murray
  • Kaitlyn Dever
  • Jack Reynor
  • Ben O'Toole
  • Nathan Davis Jr.
  • Peyton Smith
  • Malcolm Kelley
  • Joseph David-Jones
  • Laz Alonso
  • Ephraim Sykes
  • Leon Thomas III
  • Gbenga Akinnagbe
  • Chris Chalk
  • Jeremy Strong
  • Austin Hébert
  • Miguel Pimentel
  • Khris Davis
  • John Krasinski
  • Anthony Mackie


  • Megan Ellison
  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • Matthew Budman
  • Mark Boal
  • Colin Wilson
  • Greg Shapiro
  • Hugo Lindgren

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