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The Borking of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

rickmcq Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 9:30 AM
McCain was influenced by his experiences, and he says that he held up under torture. Some other pilots did not hold up as well. Perhaps torture works better on some than on others. In any event, what was done to McCain was not waterboarding.

Weeks before the Oscars, Sony Pictures, the studio behind "Zero Dark Thirty," put out this statement: "We are outraged that any responsible member of the Academy would use their voting status in (the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences) as a platform to advance their own political agenda. The film should be judged free of partisanship. To punish an artist's right of expression is abhorrent. This community, more than any other, should know how reprehensible that is."

To what was Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal referring?

"Zero Dark Thirty," directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark...