'The Interview' is now officially fucked.

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  1. Humongous

    Humongous Well-Known Member

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    Top Five Theater Chains Cut 'The Interview'

    Regal Entertainment, AMC Entertainment, Cinemark, Carmike Cinemas, and Cineplex Entertainment all announced Wednesday that they will not be showing The Interview following Tuesday’s threat of 9/11-like attacks from the hackers that stole Sony Pictures' files. Sony said it plans to move forward with the Dec. 25 release but that it also supports theater owners who chose not to screen the movie. The Daily Beast reported that two officials at the State Department reviewed and approved the film's scene showing the leader of North Korea's head exploding. Sony stands to lose at least tens of millions of dollars as the movie is pulled from roughly 18,000 screens.
     
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    The Stern effect / the King of all Media is alive and well.
     
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    Look like it was terrorism after all...
    America lost...
     
  4. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

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    ...and not a single fuck was given.
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    This may be a win-win...:coffee:
     
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  6. Humongous

    Humongous Well-Known Member

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    Make it available on my flight this weekend. I'll watch it.
     
  7. AllAboutHim Ed

    AllAboutHim Ed #mypurpose VIP

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    That's downright crazy that they were able to kill the film and bring Sony to its knees.
     
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    UpInSmoke123 Well-Known Member

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    This sets a ridiculous and cowardly precedent. I don't like it one bit.
     
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    I've already seen it, Robin...
     
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    Who would have ever thought making death threats could lead to trouble?
     
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    Thanks Howard!
    :lol:
     
  13. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

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    ...it tells me there are billions and billions of dollars to be made in cyber security.
     
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    Murcielago Prominent Member Gold

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    It sucks, but the theater chains can't risk a massive lawsuit if something happens at one of the theaters. Nobody can afford to have balls anymore thanks to the asshole attorneys.
     
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    Gotta be honest. Howard wasn't that off. It's a threat, made by terrorists. Shit, I got arrested for terroristic threats and assault for a little bar scuffle.
     
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    This is the end
     
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    Welcome to the United States, 2014 version. Bin Laden won, the "terrorist hackers" have won, and the corporations that feed off the paranoia and at the public trough have won.
     
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    There is, going to be a huge backlash---Funny, this place would be calling them all pussies if they pulled a movie being protested and threatened by Muslims
     
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    Best hype a movie ever got....I wasn't gonna see this piece of crap but will everyone shitting themselves I kinda have to now. I highly doubt N.Korea will do anything, they just huff and puff.
     
  20. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...lets keep it in context, the order of things. the death threats from the hacker didnt come until AFTER howards rant. this isnt north korea ffs its an inside job. sabotaje if youre bill shatner.
     
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