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The Surprising Gift of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Fred1666 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 7:32 AM
I have stayed away from this and other movies about the killing of Binladin because I am so topped off with stories deifying Obama`s role in it that I could not stomach it. Apparently this movie does not do that so I will see it tomorrow.

When it comes to Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty,” there are two kinds of people-- those who have seen it and those who should.

Emerging from any theater afterward, there will be two kinds of people-- those who grasp that enhanced interrogations save lives, and those who do not.

As a longtime member of the first group, I was gratified to the point of surprise that a product out of Hollywood depicted our harshest interrogations without an accompanying ham-fisted condemnation.

But the even greater praise for “Zero Dark Thirty” is that nor does it grab you by the lapels and...