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    Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal Defend Film at NY Film Critics Circle Award Ceremony

    Over the last several weeks the steady drumbeat against Zero Dark Thirty has grown louder and louder.  There's been the discussion that Boal was a bully and Bigelow defered to him on the set and there is a Senate committee looking into how they got the information that made up the screenpla...

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    Is Jessica Chastain Joining Or Replacing Michelle Williams In Liv Ullman's 'Miss Julie'?

    Last summer, cinephiles got a bit of a surprise when Ingmar Bergman's muse Liv Ullmann revealed that she was preparing to shoot her next directorial project, "Miss Julie," this year in Ireland, and that Michelle Williams was reportedly attached. The movie is an adaptation of August Strindberg's clas...

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    Watch: Jessica Chastain Plays Bass & More In 4 Clips From 'Mama'

    Jessica Chastain has done many things in her brief but busy career. She's pondered love and death for Terrence Malick in "The Tree Of Life," she got close to the grizzliest of the Bondurants in "Lawless," and right now she's hunting Osama Bin Laden in "Zero Dark Thir...

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    'Zero Dark Thirty' Review and Torture Debate - Senate Committee Probing Bigelow and Boal's CIA Contact [UPDATED]

    UPDATE: The Senate Intelligence Committee has begun a review of the contacts between "Zero Dark Thirty" director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal and CIA officials, following the committee chairwoman's "outrage" over the film's scenes that imply "enhanced interrogations."

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    "It's Not A Propaganda Movie": Jessica Chastain On Torture, The CIA & 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    Two years ago, it's possible that only friends and family of Jessica Chastain, along with a savvy casting director or two, would have been able to point her out in a line-up. But after a hugely busy 2011, and a fairly hectic 2012, she's one of the most in demand actresses around, something that's on...

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    Immersed in Movies: Sound Designer Paul Ottosson Talks 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    Sound designer/re-recording mixer Paul Ottosson creates the year's most complex and disturbing soundscape with "Zero Dark Thirty," easily surpassing his work on "The Hurt Locker," which earned him two Oscars. Indeed, his strategy of maximizing audience identification with the obsessive CIA officer, ...

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    Best Performances of 2012: A Good Year for the Broken, Disturbed and Driven

    A great year in film means a great year in acting. We've celebrated our Top Ten Films of 2012, and now it's time to give thanks for some of the performances that moved us this year.

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    ZERO DARK THIRTY

    In 'The Hurt Locker', director Kathryn Bigelow and journalist-turned-screenwriter Mark Boal told a riveting story against the backdrop of the war-torn Middle East. In their new collaboration,' Zero Dark Thirty', they dramatize a real-life series of events, spanning nearly a decade, that are just as ...

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    Final Trailer for Zero Dark Thirty

    Zero Dark Thirty hits theatres in NY and LA tomorrow.  In anticipation here is the final trailer for the must talked about (even before it is released) film. 

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    Honor Roll 2012: Jessica Chastain on the Obsessive Secrets of Her Role in 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    On a rare day off from performing on Broadway in "The Heiress," Chastain sat down with Indiewire in a posh suite at the Ritz Carlton overlooking Central Park to discuss "Zero Dark Thirty."

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