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

    9:01 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  2. The Joker and His 70-Year Reign of Terror

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  3. How to Sell a Violent Film After the Shooting

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  4. 2 A.M. Wake-Up Call: How Warner Bros. Reacted to the Shooting

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    In the pre-dawn hours, executives received the news and rushed into action. READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  6. A History of Violence in Movie Theaters

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  7. Legendary Director Peter Bogdanovich: What If Movies Are Part of the Problem?

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  8. 'The Dark Knight Rises' Is Still an Oscar Contender

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    But even before the shooting, the film faced challenges due to its comic-book origins. READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    Theater owners could face millions in security upgrades to calm nervous, infrequent audiences. READ MORE

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  10. Kurt Sutter: 'The One Is Tragic, the Billion Are Not'

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    The "Sons of Anarchy" showrunner says, "This kinda thing always makes me question my use of violence in storytelling." READ MORE

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

    5:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    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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  12. Christian Bale Visits Colorado Shooting Victims (Photo)

    2:14 pm PDT 07/24/2012
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    UPDATED: The "Dark Knight Rises" star spent 2 1/2 hours at the Medical Center of Aurora meeting with seven of the victims. READ MORE

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  13. DC Comics Delays 'Batman, Incorporated' No. 3 After 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting

    1:43 pm PDT 07/24/2012
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    The book, which already shipped to some locations, contained some graphic imagery that made its creators say "yikes," tweeted artist Chris Burnham. READ MORE

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  14. Joe Scarborough Apologizes for Making Autism Link to James Holmes, Alleged Aurora Shooter

    12:17 pm PDT 07/24/2012
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    The MSNBC host, who has a son with Aspergers, came under fire for what some considered distasteful stereotypes of people with autism. READ MORE

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  15. Theater Owners Begin Donation Drive for Aurora Shooting Victims

    8:44 am PDT 07/24/2012
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    NATO President and CEO John Fithian sent a letter to exhibitors announcing a partnership with Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper and Community First Foundation. READ MORE

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  16. Caleb Medley, Aurora Comedian and Shooting Victim, Gains National Spotlight (Video)

    8:26 am PDT 07/24/2012
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    Uninsured and a new father, Medley has received support from fellow comedians as funds are raised online. READ MORE

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  17. 'Killer Joe': Matthew McConaughey and Co. Sound Off on Violent Films and the Aurora Tragedy

    6:41 am PDT 07/24/2012
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    "Anybody who would point the finger at us, as opposed to the ability to buy 6000 rounds of ammunition, is out of their goddamn mind," Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Letts said. READ MORE

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  18. Man Charged After Fight Forces Evacuation at 'Dark Knight Rises' Screening

    5:35 pm PDT 07/23/2012
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    The incident, which left moviegoers scrambling for the exits at a Pennsylvania movie theater, occurred two days after the shooting in Aurora, Colo., that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded. READ MORE

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  19. 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting Suspect James Holmes Enters No Plea at First Hearing

    10:47 am PDT 07/23/2012
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    The 24-year-old is being held without bond on suspicion of first-degree murder in the movie theater massacre that left 12 dead and 58 wounded. READ MORE

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  20. President Obama Visits Aurora Shooting Victims, Delivers Speech and Meets Families (Video)

    8:13 am PDT 07/23/2012
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    "I also had a chance to give folks some hugs and to shed some tears, but also to share some laughs as they remembered the wonderful lives that these men and women represented," Obama said. READ MORE

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  21. James Holmes, Movie Theater Shooting Suspect, Faces Televised Arraignment

    7:55 am PDT 07/23/2012
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    The District Attorney will have two months to decide whether to seek the death penalty. READ MORE

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