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Spy Secrets of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Robert 206 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 7:34 AM
"Zero Dark Thirty" is a gem! Hollywood produces a film that really imitates reality! It's a great film and I recommend it! It manages to capture the extensive, boring work that leads to a great triumph and at the same time highlight the work of the "drones" who spend years to develop the intelligence that the "stars," the Seals can act on! But it's work that challenges every last fiber of your being!

PARIS -- The realities highlighted by the Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty," which detailed the operation that ended with the killing of Osama bin Laden, don't begin and end with the debate over what some call "torture" as a means of obtaining intelligence. That's just the only issue from the film that politicians and the media have glommed onto. More than anything else, "Zero Dark Thirty" is one of the rare films that accurately portrays the realities and frustrations of working in espionage and intelligence.

I think it's safe to say that tactics like loud music, sleep deprivation and water-boarding would...