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With the Rays and Yankees slugging it out for the AL East and the Red Sox falling more and more distant in their rearview, Fenway Park has not been the hot spot it normally is as Fall descends on Boston, but yesterday was another matter; in the afternoon, over 5,000 immigrants were sworn in as US citizens; and last night, Fenway hosted the Boston film premiere of The Town, the highly anticipated crime thriller directed by native son Ben Affleck.
So JEREMY RENNER was one of few people associated with The Hurt Locker who didn't win an Oscar last night. But it's not like he's gone completely unrewarded for his role in the film: above, video from this past February of Renner accepting his Best Actor from the Boston Society of Film Critics, along with an interview by Loren King.
As you've no doubt noticed from last week's Oscar announcements, The Hurt Locker's blown up in a big way since its initial release last summer, reaping honors for best director, cinematography, and
editing, all on top of best film of the '09. And, according to its
Academy Award-nominated star, Jeremy Renner, Kathryn Bigelow's
accolade-stealing indie pic owes a great deal of its buzz to the praise
of reviewers nationwide, including our own Boston Society of Film Critics