JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Kathryn Bigelow’sThe Hurt Locker:
a jack-in-the-box story

 

Robert Alpert

Robert Alpert received an MFA in Film from Columbia University, occasionally teaches college classes on film, and recently wrote on Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino in Jump Cut 51. He is a partner in the New York office of a large, general practice law firm, where he practices in the area of intellectual property law. He thanks his wife Marcia and daughter Shane for their patience as well as is indebted to his friend Jeff for his trust. He may be reached at his personal email address, Robert.nmi.Alpert@gmail.com.