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Discovery features inside story on manhunt, killing of Osama Bin Laden


It was shortly after midnight on May 2, 2011 when the search for the world’s most hunted felon finally came to an end. OSAMA BIN LADEN: THE FINISH, the riveting inside story of one of the biggest and most arduous manhunts in history comes to Discovery Channel on Sunday, May 5 at 9:00 p.m.

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Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ eyes Golden Globes glory

Presenter Melissa Leo (R) looks on as actor Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the Best Actor Award for "Lincoln" onstage at the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hangar on January 10, 2013 in Santa Monica, California.   Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Steven Spielberg is hoping for Golden Globes glory for his political drama “Lincoln” on Sunday, as Hollywood hits the red carpet for its biggest pre-Oscars awards show.

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Bin Laden docu-drama packs a mighty wallop

CHASTAIN. One country’s hero is another ideology’s heel.

Osama Bin Laden didn’t use conventional methods to initiate his jihadist mission against the United States of America and its allies: On Sept. 11, 2001, 13 years after he founded al-Qaeda, almost 3,000 people perished in a series of coordinated terrorist bombings in New York, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-bound “Zero Dark Thirty” reveals the operation that captured the man with the $25-million bounty—and the relentless woman behind the decade-long manhunt!

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Jessica Chastain on the role that makes her a Best Actress frontrunner

CHASTAIN. Earns Oscar buzz for “Zero Dark Thirty.”

Jessica Chastain almost did not get to do the role in “Zero Dark Thirty,” for which many critics consider her as the Best Actress frontrunner in this awards season.

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US senators slam Oscar-tipped Bin Laden movie

An Oscar statue stands on the red carpet outside the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. The 85th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, file)

Three top US senators, including former White House hopeful John McCain, on Wednesday slammed a new Osama bin Laden manhunt movie for suggesting that torture helped find the Al-Qaeda chief.

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Bin Laden thriller wins New York critics award

This film image released by Columbia Pictures shows a scene from "Zero Dark Thirty," directed by Kathryn Bigelow. On Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, The New York Film Critics Circle announced their picks for best film and the top performances of the year, one of the first major awards in the drumbeat ahead of the Academy Awards. Best cinematography went to Greg Fraser's work on Kathryn Bigelow's “Zero Dark Thirty.”  AP/Sony - Columbia Pictures

The prestigious New York Film Critics Circle gave “Zero Dark Thirty,” Kathryn Bigelow’s thriller about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, a new shove in the direction of Oscar glory Monday.

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‘The Hurt Locker’ team does it again with Bin Laden film


Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow, the winning duo behind the Oscar-winning film “The Hurt Locker,” have done it again. “Zero Dark Thirty,” which can be considered a companion piece to “Hurt Locker,” is a riveting film on the hunt for Osama bin Laden—made more compelling by the revelation that a young female CIA agent played a big role in the search and in the raid that killed the most wanted terrorist leader.

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First film on bin Laden raid pulls 2.7 million viewers

This still photo from "SEAL Team Six: The Killing of Osama bin Laden" shows a dramatization of the team after killing Osama Bin Laden during Operation Neptune's Spear on May 2, 2011 in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad.  AFP

About 2.7 million viewers watched Sunday’s television premiere of the first movie about the US commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the National Geographic Channel said Monday.

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Disney pulls bid to trademark Bin Laden strike team

LOS ANGELES—Disney said Wednesday it had withdrawn a bid to trademark the term “Seal Team 6″ for a TV show, after the US Navy scrambled to claim the name of commandos who killed Osama bin Laden. The US entertainment giant made the trademark application following the raid by the elite strike team that killed bin [...]

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Hollywood deal for film of bin Laden killing

LOS ANGELES—US film giant Columbia Pictures said Tuesday it has won the US distribution rights for a film about the killing of Osama bin Laden, to be directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow. Bigelow and journalist-turned screenwriter Mark Boal, who won Oscars for Iraq bomb squad movie “The Hurt Locker” in 2010, had already been [...]

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