Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) interrupts Sam Smith’s (Taran Killam) Christmas special, in the opening of “Saturday Night Live,” to address North Korea and Sony Pictures directly about the hack. (Dec. 21, 2014)
Sony Corp. canceled the Dec. 25 release of ‘The Interview’ on Wednesday after top U.S. theater companies including Leawood-based AMC dropped the comedy after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters. The decision shocked many, who saw it as a cowardly reaction.
The GOP is calling on supporters to buy a ticket to the movie "The Interview" if theater owners reverse their decision not to show the film amid threats of retaliation for its comedic take on assassinating North Korea's leader.
When Karen Rooze was growing up, her family gathered weekly for dinners hosted by her grandparents at their Little Canada truck farm. Her grandmother filled the table with home-grown bounty, and attendance was mandatory.
Thoughts and words come fitfully to the old sailor. But Herman Schnipper, 91, is adamant about his wishes for the pictures he took while stationed on the USS Astoria. The 1,500 prints — sheathed in plastic, captioned and stored in his Hackensack apartment — depict in black-and-white splendor the drama and drudgery of military service.
Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defended its decision, claiming it had no choice but to cancel the film's Christmas Day theatrical release.
North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.