Why “The Interview” Is Not Worth Your Time

by Jimmy Johnson, Truthout | Film Review – The Interview dir. Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen 112 min | 2014 Columbia Pictures, L Star Capital, Point Grey Pictures Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen’s latest filmThe Interview was bound to get some attention even before its distributor, Sony, was hacked and the debacle with alleged threats from North Korea (DPRK) ensued. A film this racist would get attention regardless. Unfortunately, due to the publicity around the Sony hack, many more people will likely be subjected to The Interview and the attention won’t be as negative as it deserves. What follows includes spoilers if you believe something already rotten can be spoiled. The Interview opens with an othering scene of a young North Korean girl singing about destroying the United States before an audience of dignitaries prior to a missile launch. The othering completes with a series of short news clips about...

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