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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. The Unorthodox Relationship Between Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    Among THR's 2012 Rule Breakers, the elusive Bigelow says she's "actually very shy," while details from the "Zero Dark Thirty" set reveal a surprising seat at the table for her relatively new screenwriter-producer partner, who confesses to a "sharp-elbowed personality."Read more

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  10. Hollywood Reporter Reveals 2012 Rule Breakers With 4 Covers

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    Oprah, Psy, Kathryn Bigelow with Mark Boal, and Steven Spielberg with Daniel Day-Lewis are among the entertainment innovators photographed for a special portfolio.Read more

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