THEATER SHOOTING

Prosecutors seeking death penalty for The Dark Knight shooter

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Prosecutors in Colorado have announced that they will be seeking the death penalty for the guy who killed 12 and wounded 70 at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises last summer.

TMZ

Aurora shooting victim tells Dave Mustaine not to blame Obama (Note: not a mad lib)

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While Megadeth singer Dave Mustaine hasn't been musically relevant in years, his fame as a curio of batsh*t psuedo-celebrities continues to grow.

#FLORIDA

Florida: Would-Be Dark Knight Copycat Gets Beaten Up, Arrested

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Theaters screening The Dark Knight Rises are kind of like planes just after 9/11 these days - places full of panicky people who are easily scared and dangerously paranoid.

SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT

Summit Will Not Remove Gas Mask Scene From ‘Step Up: Revolution’

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Step Up: Revolution is changing the way we look at movies about people who dance to save the rec center by focusing on saving an entire city.

WESTBORO BAPTIST

The Westboro Baptist Church Has An Opinion On The Aurora Shootings, Care To Guess?

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In the wake of the tragic shootings in Aurora, Colorado, we’ve unfortunately heard from some serious scumbags who have used the deaths of innocent people to push their political agendas or simply gain notoriety.

Warner Bros.

WB delays Gangster Squad, possibly until 2013

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We already knew WB was reshooting Gangster Squad to take out the scene where the characters shoot people in a theater out of respect to the Aurora shooting victims, now it seems that reshoot is going to delay the movie, originally scheduled for September 7th, possibly until 2013.

RUSSELL PEARCE

Former AZ state senator Mark Wahlberg’d the Aurora shooting, basically

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Some months back, Mark Wahlberg made headlines when he told Men's Journal that if he had been on the planes that hit the towers on 9/11, "it wouldn't have went down the way it did.

CHRISTIAN BALE

Christian Bale visits the Aurora Shooting Victims

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Christian Bale did the right thing and stopped by Aurora Medical Center in Colorado yesterday to meet with seven people being treated for their injuries from the shooting last Friday, even stopping to take a picture with Carey Rottman here, who's apparently some kind of Sox fan.

Warner Bros.

Oh Boy. First Lawsuit Filed By Victim of Aurora Shooting.

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When a gunman opens fire in a crowded movie theater, the sad truth is that it's only a matter of time before some slimy lawyer convinces someone to sue the theater.

Warner Bros.

Warner removing gun in theater scene from Gangster Squad in wake of shooting

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Remember what I said this morning about empty gestures in the aftermath of the Aurora shootings.

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Shooting survivor returns to theater to see the rest of the movie

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As so often happens surrounding a senseless tragedy, in response to the Aurora theater shooting, there have been a lot of symbolic gestures of dubious symbolism.

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The New Yorker proposes suspending midnight screenings

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In regard to last night's mass shooting at the Dark Knight Rises screening in Colorado, now that the indiscriminate killing of innocent people is over comes my least favorite part, the part where helpful schoolmarms offer reasonable tips for preventing future senselessness (as if senselessness can be prevented).

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The Dark Knight made $30.6 million in midnight showings

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I don't know what's worse, telling you how much The Dark Knight Rises earned on midnight showings last night, or running down more gory details about the killing.

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First picture of the Dark Knight shooter

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Just a few minutes after I finished posting my first post about James Eagan Holmes, the 24-year-old neuroscience PhD candidate at University of Colorado who killed 12 and wounded 53 at an Aurora, Colorado Dark Knight screening, the New York Daily News published his picture.


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