Dec 19, 2014

U.N. General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to ICC

The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday condemned North Korea’s rights record and called for Pyongyang to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity. The nonbinding resolution was adopted by a vote of 116 to 20 with 52 ...

Sony tells theaters they can pull 'The Interview' after threats

Dec 17, 2014

Sony tells theaters they can pull 'The Interview' after threats

Sony Pictures executives told theaters they are free to pull “The Interview” from their multiplexes following threats of violence by a hacker group, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The studio will support whatever decision exhibitors make regarding the Seth Rogen comedy, ...

Sony hackers threaten 9/11-style attack on 'Interview' viewers

Dec 17, 2014

Sony hackers threaten 9/11-style attack on 'Interview' viewers

Threats of violence against movie theaters. Canceled showings of “The Interview.” Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages. The fallout from the hack that began four weeks ago exploded Tuesday after the shadowy ...

Dec 16, 2014

Getting under Pyongyang's skin

North Korea's rant against the impending release of the Sony Pictures satire "The Interview" could have been predicted. Rather than providing the new film priceless PR, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should have ignored the film as his father did with the 2004 ...

Dec 16, 2014

Rogen defends lampooning of Kim in movie

Actor-director Seth Rogen defended the choice to parody North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in raunchy comedy “The Interview,” the movie that sparked a real-life threat from the country and has been suspected as the possible cause of a damaging cyber attack on Sony Pictures ...