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  1. A Dictator and a Dad: How ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Star R...

    Alex Pappademas

    Look up from the traffic on Ventura Boulevard, and there he is: Randall Park, several stories high, holding a pitchfork, on an American Gothic-inspired billboard for his new ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat. It's based on chef Eddie Huang&#03...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  2. Use the Farce: The Underwhelming ‘The Interview’

    Wesley Morris

    There's a moment late in The Interview when the story about two Americans - a credibility-starved cable news producer and the himbo star of his tabloid-minded chat show - who've been conscripted by the...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  3. Weekend Box Office Winners & Losers: ‘The Interview&rsq...

    John Lopez

    What's that in the sky? A bird? A plane? Kim Jong-un's exploding head? No, it's the North American box office, and it's back, baby! After a whole year of shrug-worthy box office results, Hollywood decided to en...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  4. This Is (Hopefully) Not the End

    Amos Barshad

    "I wanna see how it plays now that everyone thinks North Korea hacked Sony," Seth Rogen cracks as he walks into the fluorescent-lit lobby of a multiplex in Manhattan's East Village in early December. On deck is a preview...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  5. Killing 'The Interview' Could Cost Sony $100 Million

    Sony Pictures Entertainment that it will pull the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release of "The Interview," an action-comedy that stars Seth Rogen and James Franco as madcap would-be assassins of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  6. Sony Should Send 'The Interview' Straight To Video On D...

    : A spokesperson for Sony that Sony doesn't have plans to release "The Interview" on DVD or video on demand. Sony announced Wednesday that it's of "The Interview," the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy that a...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  7. Black Christmas: Scandal, Schadenfreude, and the Spectacle of the...

    Tom Carson

    Editor's note: A few hours after this post was published today, Sony announced it was canceling its Christmas Day release of The Interview. Even by Hollywood's impressive standards, Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin has a rep as a lousy...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  8. 'The Interview' Threat: Which Rogen/Franco Collaboratio...

    Amos Barshad

    This, apparently, is not a joke: Although we're months away from release for The Interview -- the latest Seth Rogen/James Franco collaboration, in which the two play celebrity journalists tasked with going undercover and killing Kim Jong-un -- N...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  9. 'The Interview' Trailer: Seth and Franco Want to Assass...

    Mark Lisanti

    Apparently seeking more dangerous dictatorial prey after neutralizing six-packed frat-despot Zac Efron with relative ease in Neighbors, Seth Rogen will soon embark on a mission to assassinate North Korean...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  10. Dennis Rodman -- No return to North Korea if desired

    Dennis Rodman, two months after traveling to North Korea for the second time to visit leader Kim Jong Un and conduct an exhibition basketball game, insisted in an interview with ESPN that his motives were pure and that he would not go back.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2014
  11. Adam Silver says Dennis Rodman brought attention to North Korea r...

    While critical of Dennis Rodman's trips to North Korea, incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the former All-Star also helped raise awareness of leader Kim Jong Un's "repressive regime."

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  12. Dennis Rodman apologizes for not helping U.S. missionary while in...

    Former basketball star Dennis Rodman apologized on Monday for not being able to help an American missionary detained in North Korea during his trip there to play in a game to celebrate the birthday of his friend and leader Kim Jong Un.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2014
  13. Dennis Rodman wasn't paid by North Koreans, agent says

    Dennis Rodman's agent says the former NBA star did not take any payment from the North Korean government during his trip this week to the country.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  14. Dennis Rodman apologizes for comments on jailed American

    Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments he made in North Korea about a detained American missionary, saying he had been drinking and was under pressure as he organized a game with former NBA players.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  15. Dennis Rodman apologizes for comments about Kenneth Bae

    Dennis Rodman has apologized for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in an interview with CNN.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  16. Dennis Rodman sings happy birthday to North Korean leader

    Dennis Rodman sang "Happy Birthday" to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before leading a squad of former NBA stars in a friendly game Wednesday as part of his "basketball diplomacy" that has been criticized in the United States as naive and laughable.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014