Sharon Waxman

TheWrap.com

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Founder and Editor in Chief of TheWrap.com; former Hollywood Correspondent for the New York Times and author of Rebels on the Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System

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"Hollywood is full of racism, but it has been able to hide behind its liberal reputation." That’s a tweet from Dr.

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Before Friday's massacre in Aurora, Colorado,  The Dark Knight Rises  was expected to break box office records.

Violence: On Screen and Off

Before Friday's massacre in Aurora, Colorado, The Dark Knight Rises was expected to break box office records.

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Last night there was a suicide of a possible suspect in the killing of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen.

Ronnie Chasen Murder Suspect Kills Himself

Last night there was a suicide of a possible suspect in the killing of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen.

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