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The family of Betty Ann Ong asks an apology at the upcoming Oscars and wants a donation made on behalf of the late flight attendant.
The Osama bin Laden hunt film claims victory on the chart, defeating newcomers 'A Haunted House' and 'Gangster Squad'.
Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal lashes out at David Clennon, who openly declares that he won't vote for 'ZDT' because it 'never acknowledges that torture is immoral and criminal.'
The actor playing an agent who tortures a detainee in the Osama bin Laden hunt movie says the interrogation technique is 'very similar to surfing and getting dumped by a big wave.'
Accepting prestigious prizes from New York Film Critics Circle, Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal take time to fire back at senators who investigate CIA contacts who gave information to the filmmakers.
Portraying the real-life female agent, Chastain admits it's a hard task because she must use her 'imagination to fill in the blanks where the research couldn't answer the questions.'
Three senators write an open letter to the CIA contacts who talked to 'ZDT' makers, urging the agency to give evidence that harsh interrogation led to information about Osama bin Laden's whereabouts.
'What I want you to know is that Zero Dark Thirty is a dramatization, not a realistic portrayal of the facts,' Michael Morell wrote to his CIA personnel.
Pushing Sony Pictures to give a disclaimer to the Osama bin Laden hunt film, Dianne Feinstein, Carl Levin and John McCain write, 'You have a social and moral obligation to get the facts right...'
The senior senator from Arizona claims that the waterboarding technique as depicted in the movie did not lead to information about Osama bin Laden's whereabouts in Pakistan.
The 'Canyons' scribe confesses that he went too far with his Twitter rants, which he says make him 'look like I'm attacking Kathryn Bigelow when I just had an urge to tweet about her.'
'I'm not saying the film is a documentary of everything that happened, but it's being misread,' so the filmmaker says, weighing in on recent allegation that her film has a pro-torture agenda.