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Nearly everyone in Hollywood is outraged by Sony and the movie theater chain's 'act of cowardice' in canceling 'The Interview'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 17 Dec 2014 20:00 User comments (6)

Nearly everyone in Hollywood is outraged by Sony and the movie theater chain's 'act of cowardice' in canceling 'The Interview' Following news that all the major U.S. movie theater chains would not be showing 'The Interview,' Sony Pictures announced it was canceling the release of the film, which was slated to open on Christmas in the U.S.
While a minority praised the move, which was made because the cyber criminals threatened terrorist attacks on movie theaters, most of vocal Hollywood seems to be outraged by the decision.

Here are a few of the most notable tweets on the decision:























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6 user comments

117.12.2014 22:41

This is a joke... right??

218.12.2014 6:34

Oh yeah...I really care about what the rich morons in Hollywood think. Not!!

319.12.2014 10:29

This movie was like deliberately picking on the crazy kid who has threatened to bring a gun to school. Clearly NK is a terrorist threat and the men in power aren't exactly right in the head. Pushing them over the edge is not the greatest idea, and not something a few idiots with a camera really have the right to do on behalf of an entire nation.

It was a comedy, but an offensive comedy which shouldn't have been made, then we wouldn't have this issue today.

419.12.2014 21:13

Just play the MF'in movie.


OH YES ... THERE WILL BE BLOOD.

520.12.2014 6:53

Sony must be seriously worried about what the next lot of revelations (another Christmas gift, wasn't it?) will bring.

What is it with supposedly professional serious (not to mention senior company) people talking like kids at school on supposedly official company time & comms?
Does nobody every think that at some point this stuff might come out?
Seems very stupid to me.

(& no, I don't think they should stop the movie's release either)

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 20 Dec 2014 @ 6:57

620.12.2014 9:57

Originally posted by Tazer247:
This movie was like deliberately picking on the crazy kid who has threatened to bring a gun to school. Clearly NK is a terrorist threat and the men in power aren't exactly right in the head. Pushing them over the edge is not the greatest idea, and not something a few idiots with a camera really have the right to do on behalf of an entire nation.

It was a comedy, but an offensive comedy which shouldn't have been made, then we wouldn't have this issue today.
NK is a terrorist threat...or at least they want to be. Now paramount is afraid of allowing theaters to show an old movie. What's next? Do we pull all copies of 1984 off the shelves for fear of angering someone using the same tactics as big brother? Maybe we pull Schindler's List for fear of angering foreign countries that are committing state-sponsored genocide?

The Interview was not an insult to NK...the ways that NK was shown in a 'bad light' were realistic, even toned down...I know that without watching the movie because the things that they have done would give the movie an NC17 rating...if it could get a rating at all. Plus it was a comedy...the reality of NK shown on the screen would have the average american crying. The Interview was about the CIA doing illegal assassinations of foreign leaders...now we listen to the FBI (using data from the CIA, as the CIA is essentially the foreign division of the FBI) to tell us who is responsible for the hack. I'm not saying they are lying; it seems perfectly credible that NK would attack a Japanese company for no good reason at extreme expense (that isn't sarcasm); just that they cannot be impartial on this one.


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