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Martin Sheen wants to set things straight: he doesn't actually think voting Academy members should snub Zero Dark Thirty over its controversial torture scenes, although he did join actors Ed Asner and David Clennon in a campaign opposing Kathryn Bigelow's film and urging peers to follow their conscience in casting best-picture ballots. That, he tells The New York Times, was a mistake. "It's my own fault," said Sheen, clarifying that he issued a statement on the movie unaware that his message would read anti-Zero Dark and not solely anti-torture. The star of the classic film Apocalypse Now and

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