All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Interview’

Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Neflix made headlines this week when it announced that it would be getting The Interview on Saturday. While that’s certainly the highlight …

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Netflix Is Getting ‘The Interview’ This Saturday

Netflix just reported its Q4 earnings with a record 13 million new members in 2014, compared to 11.1 million in 2013. The company now has a grand total of 57.4 million members. It added 4.33 million members in Q4 alone. Here’s a look at the financials: Perhaps more interesting is that Netflix used the opportunity to announce that it will …

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The Interview Has Made $31M Online, Still Won’t Break Even

If the metric of success for Sony regarding The Interview is recouping its money (which at this point it’s probably not), then the film will likely fall short. But by any other metric, the Seth Rogen/James Franco film has been a pretty big hit. Sony has announced that the film, which was released online on Christmas Eve, has since raked …

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The Interview Becomes Available On Cable VOD

Sony announced that The Interview will be available for video-on-demand rental from pay TV services from Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Bright House Networks, Cox Communications, Cablevision, Charter Communications, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS, Direct TV, Vudu, and Walmart, starting on Wednesday. Things have changed drastically since the film was pulled from its potential release on Christmas Day before putting back …

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‘The Interview’ Nabs $15M Online in First Weekend

Sony’s decision to release the now-controversial film The Interview online seems to have paid off – at least financially. According to the company, the film has already generated over $15 million in sales, having been downloaded or rented over two million times in the past few days. By comparison, it’s made about $3 million in theaters (though it did have …

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Eminem Gay? ‘The Interview’ Clip of the Rapper Coming Out Goes Viral

Eminem gave the world a surprise when he came out as gay over the weekend. Well, sort of. Despite the controversy surrounding the release of the targeted film by Sony, The Interview was made available in a few select theaters on Christmas day, as well as on various online streaming services. Since its “release,” a clip from the film, in …

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Sony Says It Will Release The Interview In Theaters

After all the chaos and controversy over the past couple weeks with regards to The Interview, Sony has now come out and announced it will indeed release the film in some theaters. It just won’t be getting the wide release it was originally expected to. Multiple outlets, including The Hollywood Reporter, are sharing a statement from Sony Entertainment chairman and …

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‘The Interview': NYC Comedians Plan a Live Read ‘in the Name of Free Speech’

Who knows when you’ll get to see The Interview? Last week Sony execs decided to cave to vague, terroristic threats and postpone the release of the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy indefinitely. According to reports, Sony was not alone in its cowardice. At this point nobody knows when the film, which was originally scheduled for a Christmas Day release, will see …

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Anonymous Takes Aim at North Korea After Sony Hack; George Clooney, Sean Penn Pile On

When Sony Pictures first found its email and other networked systems compromised, it looked like another hacker prank. Emails were leaked, unreleased movies were set free on file sharing sites, and embarrassing inside info made its way to headlines. But the world soon learned that it looked like the hack was the work of an official government cyberattack. As bizarre …

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Obama: Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ by Canceling The Interview

President Obama has officially weighed in on Sony’s decision to pull the new film The Interview, due to threats made by a hacker group which previously exposed company documents. “Sony’s a corporation. It suffered significant damage. There were threats against some of its employees,” he said “I am sympathetic to the concerns that they faced. Having said all that, yes, …

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Theater to Show ‘Team America: World Police’ in Lieu of ‘The Interview’

While it’s still up in the air whether or not the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy The Interview will ever see a theatrical release, we do know that it won’t happen anytime soon. Since Sony pulled the plug on the film’s Christmas premiere due to vague threats from alleged Sony hackers, one regional theater is doing the next best thing to …

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“The Interview” Gets Pulled From Theater Release

The Interview has dominated headlines for weeks–even though it wasn’t scheduled to be released in theaters until Christmas Day–due to some very controversial subject matter, and now reports are coming in that after receiving several threats, Sony has made the decision to pull the film from release altogether. After hackers gained access to Sony employees’ private emails and previously unseen …

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