As the nation once again struggles to wring some clarity from yet another blood-soaked story, it strikes me that two such formidable institutions, a state government and a major motion picture studio, might join forces to find a solution.
This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.
Batman didn't kill those people in Aurora. Comic books don't kill. Neither do movies based on them.
A brave new mash-up of traditional news and the real-time stream is emerging that puts social media front and center in the news business ecosystem.
I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.
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I know our 12-year-old is going to ask for assurance that something like that can never happen to her and would never happen where we live. And I know there will be nightmares and much more anxiety to come for her when neither I nor her dad can make her that promise.
As time goes on and we stray further and further from the language of the Second Amendment, this farce will be proven wrong time and time again.
After a little begging for tickets, I was lucky enough to attend the Dark Knight Rises movie premiere at Loews Lincoln Center on July 16, in New York City.
Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy had officially come to an end. Now what? came up with three ways Warner Bros. could go about rebooting Batman that might help make this transition a bit easier for both them and moviegoers alike.
The Dark Knight Rises' performance should be closely monitored in terms of what should be considered the top-tier potential for any and all other comic book adaptations for the near future.
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The Dark Knight Rises strikes all the right notes and provides pleasure upon pleasure for those who have waited for the right person to tell the Batman saga.
The brothers Nolan hotly deny any political agenda in their grand trilogy. But, ultimately a movie's message is in the eyes of the beholder, not in the intention of the filmmaker.
It could have been me, my husband, my daughter, her husband, my step-son and step-daughter, my granddaughter, not yet four years old. Any one of us could be the victim, or the grieving relative or friend, right now, today.
Making gun laws even more lax than they currently are, is by no means anywhere near close to the right answer to the plaguing weapons conundrum this country faces every day.