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Is the tide turning for "Zero Dark Thirty?" After withstanding a barrage of criticism that turned the film into a political punching bag and may have seriously hurt its awards-season chances, Kathryn Bigelow's gripping procedural about the hunt for Osama bin Laden has in recent days picked up some high-profile endorsements from families of 9/11 victims, a liberal actor who was once counted among the film's critics and former CIA director Leon Panetta -- who essentially supported the film's narrative regarding enhanced interrogation techniques. This comes as the movie nears the $75 »

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