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Mark Boal Addresses Torture Issue in The Wrap

Steve Pond talked exclusively to Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow about the issue of whether Zero Dark Thirty advocates torture, as in, torture was used and torture worked.  But in so doing, he kind of denies that the film makes a very clear line from torture to name of courier, ...

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Zero Dark Thirty and Torture Debate Rages Onward

The critics have come out in force protecting Kathryn Bigelow and the best reviewed film of the year and critics award winner, Zero Dark Thirty, from accusations that it apologizes for and/or condones torture as one of the methods in truth seeking.  Glenn Kenny has written an eloquent defense of ...

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Zero Dark Thirty Wins Chicago

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty (last year: Tree of Life) Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty (last year: Terrence Malick, Tree of Life) Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty (Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn) Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln (last year: Michael Shannon, Take Shelter) Supporting Actor: Philip ...

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