20 December 2012 5:13 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Often, this job means analyzing the moments when current events affect pop-culture, and vice versa. This week, because of the tragic shooting in Connecticut, Hollywood has two unfortunate and unforeseen instances where films heading to theaters are going to address gun violence and murder, and one of the directors is taking a bold step to address the issue before it becomes a controversy. There.s a conversation in Judd Apatow.s This is 40 where Paul Rudd is talking to his dad (played by Albert Brooks) about having more kids than he can afford to raise. Brooks. character jokingly asks what Rudd suggests he should do. He plays a morbid game, stating, .Line Up! Line up for murder! Come on! Who wants to be killed?. The kids all raise their hands, and Brooks character mimics shooting one of the children. It.s not a particularly funny scene in 40, and now »

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