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Zero Dark Thirty Debate

'Americans Have Defamed Us'

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan stars in "Zero Dark Thirty," from early scenes at a detention site to the dramatic closing minutes as Navy SEALs assault th...

This Year's Best Picture Nominees Made A Lot Of Mistakes

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The scene: Tehran's Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to fre...

Sony Co-Chair Comments On 'Zero Dark Thirty' Torture Debate

Posted 01.11.2013 | Entertainment

Sony co-chair Amy Pascal has issued a statement defending "Zero Dark Thirty," the new Sony film about the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden, agains...

Dirty Harriet

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment
Barry Yourgrau

Zero Dark Thirty is indeed propaganda as hopped-up quasi-doc, an exercise in embedded filmmaking. Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld -- not to mention John "Cool as long as no organ failure" Yoo -- should claim story credits.

Does 'Zero Dark Thirty' Endorse Torture? Filmmakers Say No

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal were knee-deep in preparing the follow-up to their Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker," a film that would c...