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Longstanding Divide Between Sony’s Japanese Parent Company, US-Led Motion Pictures

The stolid silence of Sony’s Tokyo headquarters over the hoopla surrounding Sony Pictures Entertainment’s “The Interview” underscores the longstanding divide between the Japanese parent company and its U.S.-led and -run motion pictures subsidiary, successor to Columbia Pictures.

12/26/2014

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Sony In Uncharted Waters Distributing ‘The Interview’

“The Interview” was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn’t even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in the truly unprecedented move by a major studio to release a film in theaters and on digital platforms simultaneously.

12/26/2014

Despite on demand availability, crowds still flocked to theaters to catch showings of "The Interview," Thursday. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Box Office: ‘The Interview’ Makes $1 Million Theater Debut

Despite on demand availability, crowds still flocked to theaters to catch showings of “The Interview,” Thursday.

12/26/2014

Despite on demand availability, crowds still flocked to theaters to catch showings of "The Interview," Thursday. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Sony: ‘The Interview’ Will Be Available to Rent Online Starting Today

Sony has announced that “The Interview” will be available to rent for $5.99 or buy for $14.99 on YouTube, Google Play and XBOX Video starting at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Wednesday.

12/24/2014

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White House Declines To Say Whether US Was Responsible For North Korea Internet Shutdown

Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.

12/23/2014

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PR Specialist: Sony Cyberattack Threat To All Of Hollywood

Hollywood is on high alert as the Sony cyberattack by North Korea continues to reverberate worldwide.

12/22/2014

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Sony Lawyer: ‘The Interview’ Is ‘Going To Be Distributed’

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cyber vandalism,” not one of war, against a movie company.

12/22/2014

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China Not Directly Condemning North Korea For Sony Hack

China says it has told the U.S. it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea.

12/22/2014

President Obama going to visit federal prison.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

US Mulls Putting NKorea On Terrorism Sponsor List

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an “act of cybervandalism,” not one of war, against a movie company.

12/21/2014

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US Seeks China’s Help After Cyberattack

The United States is asking China for help as it weighs potential responses to a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that the U.S. has blamed on North Korea.

12/20/2014

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