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Posted by noob on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 5:24pm.

we are asked to do an essay about this article. 5 paragraph essay. arguement essay. paragraph 4 is refuting paragraph.

1.The U.S. supreme court’s decision to allow a lawsuit blaming the makers of ‘’natural Born Killers” for a copycat crime has a cast a chill on Hollywood.

2.‘’Thus could have a strangling effect on creativity,’’ said writer Any Holden Jones, whose movies include ‘’ Indecent Proposal” and Mystic Pizza.’’ “Where it leads boggles the mind.”

3.The lawsuit accuses filmmaker Oliver Stone, producer at time Warner Entertainment, and others of intentionally inciting a teenage couple to shoot patsy Byers in 1995.

4. Sarah Edmondson and Benjamin Darras, both 18 at the time, were convicted in the shooting and each was sentenced to 35 years in prison. Edmondson told investigators that she and darras performed crimes similar to those in stone’s 1994 ultraviolet movie, which portrays a couple who kill 52 people in three weeks.

5. Stone, busy on the Miami set of coming movie, was unavailable for comment. But in Hollywood, support fir the director was universal.

6. “ A movie is not enough to change someone’s attitude and make them commit such a heinous crime. “ said Rick Jewell, a film historian. “Millions of people saw that movie and did not go out and do anything abnormal.

7. The lawsuit had initially been dismissed by it Louisiana judge because the first amendment bars claims over copycat crimes. But a state appeals court reinstated it because if an allegation that the filmmakers had set out to incite the audience.

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