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‘Zero Dark Thirty’
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CIA complains about depictions
in Osama bin Laden movie
‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Washington Post, by Greg Miller

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/21/2012 10:32:58 PM

The CIA on Friday said that a Hollywood movie portraying the hunt for Osama bin Laden “departs from reality” in significant ways, and emphasized that despite assistance it provided to the filmmakers, the agency had no control over the final product. In an unusual letter to CIA employees, acting Director Michael Morell said that the highly anticipated film, “Zero Dark Thirty,” leads viewers to believe that a “few individuals” were behind the hunt for the al-Qaeda leader, instead of the “hundreds of officers” who were involved over the course of a decade.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mordred, 12/21/2012 11:04:34 PM     (No. 9078753)

This is great. Now instead of a low budget film that insulted the islamic hoard, we have a big buget government assisted film to insult the hoard.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: veritas, 12/22/2012 12:51:53 AM     (No. 9078832)

I can´t wait to see it!

I want to see the dramatic scene where Obama figures out where Osama is holed up. Just imagine the steely resolve on the actor´s face! I sure hope it´s in the film.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: juststop, 12/22/2012 2:02:31 AM     (No. 9078860)

If they are complaining it must be accurate!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/22/2012 2:23:14 AM     (No. 9078867)

Someone with a soul needs to tell hollywood to shelf this propaganda pc.; The election´s over, the movie makers got their grants from Obozo... now put it on a shelf so we don´t have to live thru massive threats from extremists.

On 9/11/12, the hoards of Islamists marching in several nations were all chanting the same line... Obama, Obama... We Are All Osama.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Scramus, 12/22/2012 2:44:42 AM     (No. 9078873)

Someone should edit parts of this movie into the Theodore J. Flicker film that the FBI objected to--The President´s Analyst. The circular overhead shot of James Coburn atop the Statue of Liberty would fit in especially for memorial and suitable affect.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 12/22/2012 4:04:06 AM     (No. 9078892)

Let me understand this, the CIA wants them to be MORE ACCURATE about the actual secrets involved?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Skyliner, 12/22/2012 2:34:21 PM     (No. 9079667)

So first the CIA head guy can´t keep his diddling a secret, and now they are doing Movie Reviews!

What next? A Broadway Review starring Valerie Plame, her goofy husband, the Petraeus stable and Horseface Kerry?

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