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  1. 'Zero Dark Thirty' Screenwriter: I Should Be Able to Write 'Bin Laden Was Killed by Aliens' If I Wanted

    11:43 am 2/16/2013

    In a new interview, Mark Boal also stated "Zero Dark Thirty" has been used as a "publicity tool" by politicians who want to advance an agenda. Read more

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  2. On Eve of Oscars, 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Jessica Chastain Is Finally Able to Relax (Video)

    4:45 pm 2/9/2013

    "Some people say I'm a workaholic, but I don't think that's what it is," recounts the actress to THR. "I think I just love it so much and, for me, it doesn't feel like work."Read more

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  3. Kathryn Bigelow Rejects Torture, Addresses 'Zero Dark Thirty' Criticism

    7:49 am 1/16/2013

    The Oscar-winning director penned an essay for the L.A. Times, writing, "I support all protests against the use of torture, and, quite simply, inhumane treatment of any kind."Read more

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  4. Martin Sheen, Ed Asner Join 'Zero Dark Thirty' Protest (Report)

    10:28 am 1/12/2013

    The actors are voicing disapproval over the Oscar-nominated film's depiction of torture as a strategy in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.Read more

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  5. The Mysteries (and Broken Curse) of Jessica Chastain

    3:22 pm 1/11/2013

    Two years ago, she thought she was hexed. Now, Jessica Chastain is the Golden Globe-winning lead in the year's most acclaimed and controversial film. So what went right?Read more

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  6. Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist: 'Zero Dark Thirty' is 'Shoddy Reporting'

    11:47 am 1/11/2013

    Steve Coll argues that Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal can't both "claim authenticity" while also dodging accusations of faulty journalism. Read more

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  7. How 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Torture Could Help Its Oscar Chances

    9:00 am 1/9/2013

    Kathryn Bigelow's film -- the subject of a Senate investigation -- could see a rise in ticket sales and Academy awareness.Read more

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  8. Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal Fire Back at 'Zero Dark Thirty' Investigation and Torture Debate

    9:00 pm 1/7/2013

    In accepting awards at the New York Film Critics Circle ceremony, the director and screenwriter addressed their critics in Congress and the world of punditry.Read more

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  9. Senate Intelligence Committee to Probe 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers' CIA Access

    7:35 pm 1/2/2013

    The committee headed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein will try to determine if the CIA granted inappropriate access to director Kathryn Bigelow or screenwriter Mark Boal.Read more

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  10. Box Office Report: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Soars in New York and Los Angeles

    4:53 pm 12/19/2012

    The controversial film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden is No. 1 in all five theaters where it opened Wednesday; the Barbra Streisand-Seth Rogen comedy "Guilt Trip" is struggling.Read more

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