The Dark Knight Rises
A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August. It is engraved with the words, “We Are One.”
As the anguished second guessing over the Aurora massacre continues, much has been made of the suspect’s ability to amass an arsenal legally and over the Internet. But there is a second wave of second guessing.
Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.
As Batman fans gathered for a midnight showing inside Minnesota theaters Thursday night, they had no idea that tragedy was about to strike a thousand miles away.
The Dark Knight Rises is at least canny enough to suggest that the real hero — the bringer of reinvigorated hope, the preventer of disastrous change — is the one that ain’t on the ballot.
With summer fast approaching, we’ve rounded up the most promising blockbuster movies of the season. Get your popcorn ready.