Hollywood is pushing back, at least a little, against the Washington power players and others who have put the squeeze on “Zero Dark Thirty.”
In the last week, Mark Boal, who is a producer of the film and wrote the screenplay, hired Jeffrey H. Smith, a prominent lawyer who specializes in domestic security and First Amendment issues, Mr. Smith confirmed on Friday. His mission is to represent Mr. Boal with regard to any approach from Congress or the executive branch in connection with their inquiries into the film’s depiction of torture in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
I am so glad I didn’t spend my money on this movie at the theatre. It actually might be more f-cked up and problematic than DjangoUnchained and that’s saying something! Click the post title or that crazy screenshot of anti-Muslim tweets this movie seems to be stirring up to read the full New York Times article.