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A policeman stands outside a movie theater in New York on July 20, 2012 during a showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' Officer provided extra police protection after a shooting during a midnight screening of the film in Aurora, Colorado, left 12 people dead. (credit: Mehdi Taamallah/AFP/GettyImages)

After Colorado Shooting AMC Bans Costumes In Theatres

Since the shooting rampage in Colorado, AMC Theatres, the country’s second largest movie chain, will no longer allow ticket holders to wear costumes in the theater.

CBS 11–07/20/2012

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Chinese Company To Buy AMC Theatres

A Chinese conglomerate announced Monday that it will buy U.S. cinema chain AMC Theatres for $2.6 billion in China’s biggest corporate takeover in the United States to date.