Kathryn Bigelow

CIA Torture Report Casts Shadow Over 'Zero Dark Thirty'(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

CIA Torture Report Casts Shadow Over ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

The damning Senate Intelligence Committee report on post-9/11 interrogation techniques has cast a new pall over the 2012 film “Zero Dark Thirty.”


Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow speaks onstage at the 2012 New York Film Critics Circle Awards at Crimson on Jan. 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Director Bigelow Defends Torture Scenes In ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Director Kathryn Bigelow defends torture scenes in her Oscar-nominated film “Zero Dark Thirty,” saying torture was an undeniable part of the hunt for Osama bin Laden after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.