Tag Archives: The Interview

Surrendering To North Korea Over ‘The Interview’ Sets (Another) Bad Precedent

By Kyle Orton (@KyleWOrton) on December 18, 2014

1

Last night, Sony Pictures pulled its planned release of The Interview. The film, a satire starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, had been based around a plot to kill the North Korean tyrant. About a month ago, Sony was hacked, and there is every indication that the North Korean regime was behind it. Under threats of further hacks, Sony backed down, apparently prepared to liquidate a forty-million dollar investment. Continue reading