The Washington Times-Herald

Entertainment

January 10, 2013

Movie preview: “Zero Dark Thirty”

Rated: R for strong violence, language and brutal disturbing images

Running time: 2 hr 39 min

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Edgar Ramirez, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong, Chris Pratt, James Gandolfini, Jason Clarke

Plot: In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the CIA began interrogating suspected Al Qaeda agents across the globe in a bid to locate the elusive bin Laden. Over the course of the next decade, numerous false leads and dead ends make the search seem more futile than ever. Just when it seems as if the trail of clues has finally dried up, an old piece of evidence leads to a suspect who may work directly for the man charged with planning the worst act of terrorism ever committed on American soil.

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