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Jeremy Renner in "The Hurt Locker."

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Jeremy Renner in "The Hurt Locker."

‘Hurt Locker’ Director Bigelow Saluted by CIA, Military

Kathryn Bigelow, the first woman to win an Oscar for film direction, was honored last night by Washington’s military and intelligence establishment for her gritty films. John R. Allen, former commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, introduced her at the Mellon...

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A scene from "Zero Dark Thirty" is shown in this handout photo taken on April 27, 2012.

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A scene from "Zero Dark Thirty" is shown in this handout photo taken on April 27, 2012.

Zero Dark Thirty: ‘And the Award Goes to…’

Critics and millions of fans let out a collective groan when the captivating, controversial “Zero Dark Thirty” failed to capture Best Picture at this year’s Oscars. Another award connected with film-making — bestowed at a closed June 12 Pentagon Inspector...

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Actor James Gandolfini as Leon Panetta in "Zero Dark Thirty."

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Actor James Gandolfini as Leon Panetta in "Zero Dark Thirty."

Panetta Sees Himself More Like Pacino Than Gandolfini

Just exactly a month ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta steered clear of critiquing “Zero Dark Thirty” when asked about the film by reporters flying with him to Lisbon. Today, though, he offered a casting quibble. “The guy who plays me isn’t quite, quite...

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A scene from Zero Dark Thirty.

Photograph by Richard Olley/Columbia Pictures via Everett Collection

A scene from Zero Dark Thirty.

Panetta Passes On Critiquing ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ — ‘I Lived It’

On a flight to Lisbon today, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta had a chance to weigh in on the controversial, Oscar-nominated film “Zero Dark Thirty,” which depicts the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Senators including Dianne Feinstein, the...

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The cast of "16  Penn."

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The cast of "16 Penn."

White House Popcorn Roasting: `Gilchrists’ Perform for Obamas

“Lincoln” it’s not. Still, the cast and crew of NBC’s new comedy “1600 Penn,” which premieres tomorrow, are being feted this evening at the White House, where President Barack Obama is hosting a private screening. The show chronicles a fictional...

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