The statement, however, does not address whether it would make any changes to theater rules or cancel screenings. The company's website, however, still lists screenings for the Dark Knight Rises for July 20 and on.
"Everyone at Landmark is stunned and saddened at this horrible tragedy in Aurora. Our hearts go out to the victims, families and friends, as well as everyone who was at the theatre. Guest safety, which has always been of utmost importance, will continue to be a major priority for us and all theatre operators. What was one of the world's most anticipated ngiths of movie going has now been affected in the worst imaginable way.Althougth the media coverage naturally is focused on the shooter, it is the innocent victims and families who we mourn today," a statement on the company's website reads.
Also, AMC Theaters, which has locations in Framingham, Burlington, Chestnut Hill and Boston, is not cancelling any screenings, but has banned patrons from wearings masks or costumes.
Waltham Police Lt. Joe Brooks told Waltham Patch that no special precautions were being taken for the cinema in Waltham.
"We are vigilant and we remain to be viligant," Brooks said.
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