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  • Prescriptions Painkiller Deaths at Alarming Levels, Experts Say

    Prescriptions Painkiller Deaths at Alarming Levels, Experts Say
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The abuse of prescription painkillers has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, and accounts for an alarming number of deaths. In fact, painkillers are blamed for an average of 40 fatal overdoses each day. In 1999,...
  • How Do You Avoid 'Dark Knight Rises' Spoilers?

    How Do You Avoid 'Dark Knight Rises' Spoilers?
    I’m in a bind. My friend Elliott and I bought tickets to see the much-anticipated conclusion to Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises” on IMAX this Wednesday. Let me note that this is exactly the way I want to see...
  • 'The Dark Knight Rises' review: Occasionally great will have to be good enough

    'The Dark Knight Rises' review: Occasionally great will have to be good enough
    *** (out of four) Find a cannon, buy a doughnut and shoot the thing into the sky. (Watch out/you're welcome, birds.) That flying piece of pastry won't climb anywhere near as high as expectations for"The Dark Knight Rises,"whose review embargo lifted days...
  • 12 Killed, 59 Wounded At Batman Movie, Shooter Tells Police He's "The Joker"

    12 Killed, 59 Wounded At Batman Movie, Shooter Tells Police He's "The Joker"
    The suspect in the mass shooting at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater screening of the new Batman film early Friday had colored his hair red and told police he was "the Joker," according to a federal law enforcement source with detailed knowledge of...
  • Film review: 'Dark Knight Rises' is a promise fulfilled

    Film review: 'Dark Knight Rises' is a promise fulfilled
    And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.” It stands proudly alongside...
  • Houstonians love 'Dark Knight' film despite tragedy

    Houstonians love 'Dark Knight' film despite tragedy
    After what happened in Colorado, nobody's talking about what fun"The Dark Knight Rises"movie might be.  But Thursday night before the news broke, that's all fans were talking about here in Houston. "I actually kinda wanted to see it so badly," said a...
  • Tom Hardy se roba la pantalla en "The Dark Knight Rises"

    Tom Hardy se roba la pantalla en "The Dark Knight Rises"
    Algunas veces los villanos de las películas inspiran más que los héroes como sucedió en Aurora (Colorado), donde James Holmes, joven que asistía al estreno de The Dark Knight Rises, disparó contra los asistentes, causando 12 muertos y más de 50 heridos....
  • Why 'Dark Knight Rises' Is Such a Massive Disappointment

    Why 'Dark Knight Rises' Is Such a Massive Disappointment
    At the risk of upsetting the fanboys, I have to go on record and explain why the final film in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy is a disappointment of epic proportions. Rotten Tomatoes had to turn off their comment section because people were so upset...
  • Q&A: 'Sparkle' star Jordin Sparks

    Q&A: 'Sparkle' star Jordin Sparks
    When she was a kid, “Sparkle” star Jordin Sparks really, really wanted to play football. “I think I wanted to tackle people, so I kinda wanted to be a lineman,” laughs Sparks, whose dad played for the New York Giants and Dallas...
  • Prescription Drug Alert!

    Prescription Drug Alert!
    Michael Jackson's death puts the world of prescription drug abuse into the spotlight, again. Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Heath Ledger and Anna Nicole Smith are just a few who have died due to mixing prescription drugs. And now it seems Michael Jackson...
  • John Gibson should lose his platform

    John Gibson should lose his platform
    Why exactly is John Gibson still on the air? Three days ago, the Fox News talk-show host opened his radio show with hate-filled, and prepared, mockery of actor Heath Ledger's death. Auditory clips of Ledger's most famous film, "Brokeback Mountain,"...
  • Highbrow films (such as 'Frost/Nixon') wait and see

    Highbrow films (such as 'Frost/Nixon') wait and see
    “I’ve Loved You So Long” is the kind of acclaimed foreign-language movie that should do solid business in unprovincial locations such as New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Nashville and St. Louis. Ten weeks after Sony Pictures Classics first...