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Best Picture Oscar nominee "Zero Dark Thirty" rolls out in several Western European countries starting Wednesday, absent -- at least for now -- the firestorm of criticism that has accompanied its U.S. release. The movie has been a lightning rod for detractors in the U.S. over its perceived endorsement of torture, an allegation that director Kathryn Bigelow and Sony executives have repeatedly denied.  "Overall, I believe Europeans are far less  ambiguous than Americans when it comes to the use of torture," Bruce Nash of box-office tracking service TheNumbers told TheWrap. "To the extent »

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