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Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized Sony Pictures Entertainment for featuring "grossly inaccurate and misleading” torture scenes in the upcoming film “Zero Dark Thirty."

The senators sent a letter to the studio Wednesday, insisting Sony has "an obligation to state that the role of torture in the hunt for Usama Bin Laden is not based on the facts, but rather part of the film’s fictional narrative. ”

In the film by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, a harsh interrogation -- including waterboarding of the suspect -- reveals key information that leads to finding Osama bin Laden. The senators have previously disputed the scene as inaccurate.

HuffPost's Michael McAuliff reported on December 13:

Feinstein stuck by that postion in a brief interview this week. "Based on what I know, I don't believe it is true," said Feinstein, whose committee is set to vote Thursday on a »


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