The Interview

DOJ Charges North Korean Programmer in Sony Pictures Hack

The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with the massive WannaCry ransomware attack last year and an $81 million theft from a bank in Bangladesh.

United States Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces a criminal complaint being filed against a North Korean national accused in a series of destructive cyberattacks around the world, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The complaint alleges Park Jin Hyok, computer programmer accused of working at the …

Seth Rogen Continues His ‘American Sniper’ Retreat

Actor and comedian Seth Rogen is pushing ahead with his retreat explanation regarding a statement he made on Twitter, where he likened the Iraq War biopic American Sniper to a Nazi propaganda film. On Jan. 18, Rogen tweeted: American Sniper

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Was the Sony hack foreign espionage, or an inside job?

It has long been suspected that the hackers who worked Sony Pictures over, ostensibly to punish it for insulting North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a satirical film called “The Interview,” involved some assistance from insiders.  The self-identified primary

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North Korea: Attack on Obama Not Racist Because ‘Not All Monkeys are Black’

The government of North Korea has developed a reputation for lack of subtlety in its attacks on perceived enemies, and in remarks last week regarding the Seth Rogen comedy film The Interview, it crossed a line, calling President Obama a “monkey” and hurling other invective his direction. Now, the nation’s spokesman for Latin America is claiming that the comment could not possibly be a racist one.

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World View: Darfur on the Verge of Return to Full-Scale Civil War

The Darfur genocide has sometimes been called “Everybody’s favorite African war,” since George Clooney and other movie stars, and politicians like Susan Rice, Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden have all made “Stop the genocide” and “Save Darfur” and “Enough is enough” part of a very stylish and progressive do-good campaign.

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Sony Will Recover Half Its Investment in ‘The Interview’

Sony Pictures Entertainment’s The Interview debuted on Christmas Eve at number 1 on YouTube Movies, Google Play, and Microsoft’s Xbox Video. With horrible reviews, the movie would have been a financial dud if the Sony hack never happened. Sony will recover about half its investment by moving the first release of The Interview directly to Internet distribution. But the Google’s savvy move may revolutionize movie industry distribution and doom the theater chains that refused to screen the movie.

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