DVD review: Zero Dark Thirty

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The Independent Culture

One of the year's most tedious films, Kathryn Bigelow's frequently incomprehensible follow-up to the Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker caused some controversy by implying that CIA torture led to the finding of Osama Bin Laden.

What should have been contentious, though, was its suggestion that the CIA wouldn't have bothered looking for him if it weren't for the nagging of one sharp-suited but characterless agent, Jessica Chastain.