| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Two Americans freed from secretive North Korea returned home on Saturday after the surprise involvement of the top-ranking U.S. intelligence official who traveled to Pyongyang to secure their release.
Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, who had been...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Sony Pictures Entertainment wants news outlets to stop publishing stories based on material stolen by hackers, who recently ransacked the company's computer network to devastating effect. From one perspective, that might be the right thing to do. Though...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.
Hundreds of theaters Thursday, from The Edge 8 in Greenville, Alabama, to...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Federal authorities have determined that hackers working on behalf of the North Korean government were behind the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, according to multiple reports. The news comes hours after Sony canceled the release of the "The...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment said Friday it immediately began looking for alternative platforms to release "The Interview" after it shelved the Christmas Day theatrical opening when movie theater chains bailed on the screwball comedy.
"It is still our...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:00 AM
"The Interview" wasn't supposed to change the way Hollywood movies are released. But perhaps the most lasting effect of the raunchy comedy could be in the way Americans go to the movies — or don't.
The farce at the center of a crippling...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio.
The email said it came from GOP, the shorthand for "Guardians of Peace,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to roll out the red carpet for the Thursday premiere of "The Interview," but the stars of the controversial comedy about North Korea will not face the customary glare of TV news cameras.
The studio said Wednesday only...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:11 AM
Fear is the enemy of satire, a point all too well illustrated this weekend by “Saturday Night Live.”
The NBC series started promisingly by having Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) slam North Korea and Sony for giving evil organizations a bad name over...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
President Barack Obama has done what's been needed for decades — changing our policies toward Cuba ("Cuba policy draws critics, new battles on Capitol Hill," Dec. 17). Now, what about North Korea? Burying your head in sand over "undemocratic...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:55 PM
In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you.