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5:48 pm - 01/17/2013

'Zero Dark Thirty makes me hate muslims'

The fil Zero Dark Thirty s now showing in theaters nationwide and reactions are starting to appear on social networks. Here are some collected on the tumblr site dapsandhugs:

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While the film has obviously found its supporters, backlash against i continues to grow. Yesterday, director Kathryn Bigelow defended her film from charges it promotes torture in an Op-Ed for th Los Angeles Times Bigelow claimed artistic license writing, "those of us who work in the arts know that depiction is not endorsement." While this is obviously true, the film goes further than depiction. As Deepa Kumar wrote he film promotes extra judicial killing and the drone warfare that has become the hallmark of the Obama administration's "war on terror."

More disgusting tweets at Source 1, I don't have anything else to say.

Source 1 , Source 2
wheresandrae 18th-Jan-2013 02:11 am (UTC)
I'm not derailing. Bigelow has gotten 100x the amount of slack Affleck has for his simple portrayal of all but ONE Iranian being "savage"
miwa201 18th-Jan-2013 02:31 am (UTC)
That's true. I heard so much about ZDT being islamophobic yet Argo is barely mentioned.
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