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There was stunned silence in the Colorado courtroom when a judge announced that theater shooter James Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after the jury failed to come to a unanimous decision on the death penalty.

Holmes shot and killed 12 people watching the movie The Dark Knight Rises and injured 70 more on July 20, 2012.

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A gunman described as an “old white man” opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater on Thursday night, killing two people and injuring six just three days after the Aurora theater shooting anniversary.

The shooting occurred in Lafayette at the Grand Theater, according to Governor Bobby Jindal.

The Daily Advertiser reporter Seth Dickerson reported that two females were shot, with the AP reporting one died.


What if Willy Wonka owned a movie theater instead of a candy factory, and one day he decided to pass his business on to one lucky but deserving individual, chosen from a number of passionate movie fans whom he invited to participate in a contest?

That’s sort of the story of Rob Newton, current owner and creative director of… Continue reading How to Win Your Very Own Arthouse Movie Theater

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Sir Ian McKellan shared the following report on the first table read for Disney‘s live-action Beauty and the Beast. Apparently Hattie Morahan is also now in this movie (via Slashfilm).

Speaking of Disney movies, here’s a supercut of the best of the studio’s animated features (via Live for Films):

Also, check… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Ian McKellen's 'Beauty and the Beast' Report, the Latest in Movie Theater Gimmicks and More

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After six seasons of sublime, nerdy fun on television, the cult comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000 took to the big screen in 1996 for its deliriously funny takedown of the 1955 alien invasion epic This Island Earth. Evil scientist Dr. Clayton Forrester explains… Continue reading Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (BluRay/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]