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Sony defends Zero Dark Thirty after Oscar voter speaks out



Actor David Clennon — an Academy member known for his political activism as well as for roles in the movie J. Edgar and the television show thirtysomething — posted a strong statement on the truth-out.org Web site, saying that he would shun Zero Dark Thirty in the Oscar voting because the film expresses an “easy tolerance” of torture.

“At the risk of being expelled for disclosing my intentions,” Mr. Clennon wrote, “I will not be voting for ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ — in any Academy Awards category.”

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01-12-13