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Movie Audiences Getting More Gore

New movies being released are increasingly violent, offering graphic views of death and gore. NPR's Bob Mondello surveys the current blood offerings in theaters, and analyzes why anti-violence advocates don't seem to be seeing red.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.
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