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  1. The Joker and His 70-Year Reign of Terror

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    From the cartoonish villain of the comics through Heath Ledger's unforgettable turn in "The Dark Knight," comics historian Douglas Wolk on the Clown Prince of Crime.Read more

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  2. How to Sell a Violent Film After the Shooting

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    It's full-speed ahead for the marketing campaigns of shoot-em-ups "Total Recall," "Expendables 2" and "Bourne Legacy" -- even as the nation recovers.Read more

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  3. 2 A.M. Wake-Up Call: How Warner Bros. Reacted to the Shooting

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    In the pre-dawn hours, executives received the news and rushed into action.Read more

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  4. THR's Todd McCarthy: Beware the Dangers of Film's Dark Side

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    After the production code collapsed, Hollywood had license to show unfettered violence, a rare trip wire for the sick that THR's chief film critic argues should not be denied.Read more

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  5. A History of Violence in Movie Theaters

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    The shooting in Aurora, Colo. might be the worst, but it's not the first time guns and theater audiences mixed.Read more

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  6. Legendary Director Peter Bogdanovich: What If Movies Are Part of the Problem?

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    The director of "Targets" says: "People go to a movie to have a good time, and they get killed. … It makes me sick that I made a movie about it."Read more

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  7. 'The Dark Knight Rises' Is Still an Oscar Contender

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    But even before the shooting, the film faced challenges due to its comic-book origins.Read more

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  8. How Going to the Movies Will Change After 'The Dark Knight Rises' Shooting

    9:00 am 7/25/2012

    Theater owners could face millions in security upgrades to calm nervous, infrequent audiences.Read more

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  9. Why Hollywood Probably Isn't Legally Responsible for the Colorado Theater Shooting (Analysis)

    5:00 am 7/25/2012

    A history of attempts to lay legal blame on Hollywood for works that inspire violence and venues that fail to guard the safety of patrons.Read more

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  10. THR Cover: Reflections on 'The Dark Knight Rises' Tragedy

    11:14 pm 7/24/2012

    THR's Todd McCarthy, Peter Bogdanovich, Douglas Wolk and "Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter weigh in on the Aurora, Colo., tragedy in the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine, which also explores the impact of violent films, how moviegoing could change and the Batman film's Oscar chances.Read more

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