North Korea Officially Named in Sony Hack as Hackers Gloat Over Victory (Updated)
Updated Below I know we've concentratedquite a bitof our efforts on the Sony hack and the fallout from it this week, but that's only because what we're all seeing here is really pretty unprecedented. If you thought everything that had happened up to this point was enough to ...read more
George Clooney: "We Cannot Be Told We Can’t See Something by Kim Jong-un, of All F*cking People"
If you want to read probably the single most insightful and intelligent piece of commentary on the cyberterrorism attack that devastated Sony, got The Interview dropped and struck a dangerous blow at the heart of our freedom of expression, read what George Clooney has to say. In ...read more
America, Fuck No: Paramount Now Surrenders on "Team America" Because We Suck
Before there was The Interview, there was Team America: World Police, a film that relentlessly mocked anyone and everyone, up to and including half of Hollywood and then-North Korean lunatic leader Kim Jong-il. That movie was produced by Paramount Pictures, which also released ...read more
The Sony Hacker Terrorists Did Not 'Win'
The recent criminal hack of Sony has taken a dramatic and poignant turn, as Sony Pictures has announced the cancellation of the theatrical premiere of The Interview, and with it, the destruction of our most cherished freedom. Movie theater cowards and their studio overlords, ...read more
North Korea Gets Another Movie Pulled, So Let's Just Send All Scripts To Kim Jong-un First
On Wednesday, the collective cowardice of Sony Pictures Entertainment and the nation's major theater chains including AMC, Regal, and Cinemark, led to the cancellation of the Dec. 25 release of The Interview. The capitulation came after terrorists working for the government of ...read more
U.S. Intelligence Officials Link Sony Attack To North Korea
The New York Times and other national outlets are now reporting that U.S. intelligence officials confirm North Korea was "centrally involved" in the cyberterrorism attack on Sony. The news comes right on the heels of the studio's announcement that it won't release the Seth ...read more
South Park Explains Why Sony Canceled the Premiere Of 'The Interview'
For those of you who thought freedom of speech and expression are unanimously valued rights in the United States, you were dramatically disabused of that notion on Wednesday when Sony Pictures Entertainment canceled the Dec. 25 premiere of The Interview starring Seth Rogen and ...read more
Sony Cancels Premiere Of 'The Interview' and Sends the Worst Possible Message
Cinemas across the United States have capitulated in the face of non-credible threats of violence being made by unidentified hackers ludicrously calling themselves Guardians of Peace, who don't care for Sony Pictures' latest film, The Interview. Its New York premiere was ...read more
Here's the Kim Jong-un Assassination Scene from "The Interview" That May Have Brought Sony To Its Knees
(Update: Sony has canceled the release of The Interview) There's a very real possibility that you won't get to see The Interview in a theater. Sony has already given screens across the country permission to drop the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy if they're nervous and the ...read more
Hackers Issue Threat Against American Moviegoers as Sony Tells Theaters They Can Pull "The Interview"
The U.S. government may have a policy not to negotiate with terrorists, but that doesn't mean Sony can't. The company has just done something unprecedented: given theaters permission to pull the new Seth Rogen and James Franco movie The Interview from screens this Christmas. ...read more
Quote of the Day: Sony's Amy Pascal Doesn't Owe Al Sharpton a Damn Thing
"I was very offended by the emails that were hacked... We’ll determine there whether we are going to join calls for her resignation or whether she is really, seriously going to deal with the fact that Hollywood really reflects a lot of what was said in that conversation. Right ...read more