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Senators Criticize Zero Dark Thirty

Say it gives impression torture works

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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) says the film "Zero Dark Thirty" is a combination of "fact, fiction and Hollywood" that dangerously links the use of torture with the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Feinstein and Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.) are sending a letter to Sony Pictures, the film studio that produced the Oscar contender, to make their complaints known.

"I thought it was terrible," said Feinstein, one of a handful of lawmakers to see the film ahead of its limited release this week. "It is a combination of fact, fiction and Hollywood in a very dangerous combination."