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Ah, nuts! Pakistan won’t screen ZERO DARK THIRTY | OPINION

Film distributor takes up cause of censors

There won't be any showings of “Zero Dark Thirty” for Pakistan's audiences. That country’s government and the film industry has censored Kathryn Bigelow's latest film in order not create too much of a hoopla around the fact that the U.S. successfully took out the world’s most dangerous terrorist and leader of Al Qaeda on May 2, 2011. Despite the controversy over the perspective given by the ... more >

Zero Dark Thirty Jessica chastain

Zero Dark Thirty

Kathryn Bigelow's variation on a theme
Jessica Chastain and Joel Edgerton
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow

"Zero Dark Thirty" may be the best unentertaining movie I've seen this year. This is Kathryn Bigelow’s second film based on the war on terror, and it is just as much of an imperfect as it is an interesting take on the past decade as “The Hurt Locker,” and has roughly the same type of main character in it. “Zero” is very easy to follow, comes off impeccably well-researched and has a terrific ... more >