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Pres. Obama and Batman Film Director Christopher Nolan Speak Out on Movie Theater Shooting

Christopher Nolan, the film director of the Batman trilogy has released a statement today regarding the tragic Colorado movie theater shooting that killed 12 people and injured dozens at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises' on Friday (July 20).

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Nolan spoke on behalf of the cast and crew:

"I would like to express our profound sorrow at the senseless tragedy that has befallen the entire Aurora community." 

He went on to say, "The movie theater is my home, and the idea that someone would violate that innocent and hopeful place in such an unbearably savage way is devastating to me."

Warner Bros. released a statement and said they were "deeply shocked and saddened" by the incident.

The studio along with NBC and other networks are taking some of the 'Dark Knight Rises' ads off air and the studio will revise the trailer to edit gun violence out of the theatrical trailer.

President Barack Obama also spoke out about the shooting and told the victims "we will be here for them as a nation."

“Our time here is limited and it is precious.  And what matters at the end of the day is not the small things, it’s not the trivial things, which so often consume us and our daily lives.  Ultimately, it’s how we choose to treat one another and how we love one another,” he said.


  1. I hate when they blame movie violence...NO its the durn crazy mind of these people. EVERYONE else in that theather didnt show up with guns did they? People are just crazy in the world.


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