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  1. holy empires of legality and currency « power of language blog: partnering with reality by JR Fibonacci

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  2. Meg Tofer
    Meg Tofer January 17, 2013 at 8:06 pm |

    As an antidote, I would highly recommend watching the movie Rendition (2007).


  3. Kieran Kelly
    Kieran Kelly February 11, 2013 at 8:19 pm |

    Hi Deepa,
    Great article. I find the negotiation of torture that took place on the small screen during the Bush era, along with other apsects of that era of TV, to be utterly fascinating and Zero Dark Thirty sounds like quite a culmination. Although I haven’t seen ZDT, the controversy prompted me to write what I have been wanting to get out about The Hurt Locker which you can find at http://ongenocide.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/genocide-fuck-yeah-how-the-hurt-locker-put-the-fun-back-into-mass-murder/ if you are interested.


  4. Zero Dark Thirty and the Problem of Pakistan | The Feminist Wire

    […] I agree with some of the reviews (the best, in my mind, are from Jane Mayer for The New Yorker and Deepa Kumar on the blog Empire Bytes), but I would like also to consider a few other aspects of the film that have not been widely […]


  5. Zero Dark Thirty: Selling Extra Judicial Killings | The Southern Praxis

    […] Reprinted with permission from Deepa Kumar. […]


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