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Hong Kong is scrapping the screening of The Dark Knight after government censors “recommended” against showing it. The concerns stem from the film’s Chinese antagonist as he is portrayed as being violent. According to the Hong Kong Free Press, parts of the film were shot in Hong Kong, but as Batman arrives in the city to pursue a corrupt Chinese businessman, who laundered money for a mafia group, the government has deemed it too violent to show. Hong Kong’s Film Censorship Ordinance mandates that movie organisers are required to submit works to the Office for Film, Newspaper and Article Administration […]

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