The movie The Interview, a comedy based on killing the leader of North Korea, has created quite the stir on many of fronts, even questioning the fate of our basic first amendment right. The decision by Sony to not release it into theaters I assume was not made lightly; they weighed their risk versus reward and decided to err on the side of caution. Even though I don’t agree with Sony, I do understand how they came to this point. If you did have your heart set on seeing The Interview you can do so online at many streaming sites such as https://www.tumblr.com
Ted Sarandos of Netflix was quoted saying “it’s been a great example of what can happen with a big budget movie if you give people distribution choices”.