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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Can Democrats reassemble ‘Obama coalition for 2016 after midterm shellacking? ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority” for the GOP. Eight years…

  • Moviegoers react to local screenings of ‘The Interview’

    WASHINGTON — Hackers promised 911 style violence. And reviewers weren’t delivering raves. But for the people who showed up to the early viewing of ‘The Interview’ at a Brandywine movie theater on Christmas Day, none…

  • Hundreds of theaters begin screening ‘The Interview’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Critics and early viewers agree that “The Interview” is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event. Hundreds of…

  • Streaming release of ‘Interview’ test for industry

    ATLANTA (AP) — Sony’s “The Interview” has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new…

  • Sony broadly releases ‘The Interview’ in reversal of plans

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released “The Interview” online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening of the…

  • Sony statement on the on-demand release of ‘The Interview’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment issued the following statement Wednesday on the on-demand release of “The Interview”: “It has always been Sony’s intention to have a national platform on which to release this…

  • Rogen, Franco, others react to ‘The Interview’ online stream

    NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities react to Sony’s announcement Wednesday that it released Seth Rogen and James Franco’s North Korea satire, “The Interview,” on digital platforms: — “You wanna watch The Interview?? You can RIGHT…

  • Acclaimed film ‘Selma’ disappoints LBJ historian

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The widely acclaimed movie “Selma” about the 1965 Civil Rights movement has disappointed at least one moviegoer: a leading historian of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The director of the LBJ Presidential…

  • North Korea: No ‘physical reaction’ to new film

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea says it likely will have no “physical reaction,” just condemnation, to the release of the comedy film “The Interview,” which depicts the assassination of leader Kim Jong Un. A…

  • Mixed reviews from those who’ve already paid to see ‘The Interview’

    The reviews are starting to come in, from people who have paid to rent or purchase the film “The Interview” online today. One 11-year-old boy in Washington, DC, says it’s “pretty funny” — but that…

  • Who hacked Sony becomes Internet’s new mystery

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Despite President Barack Obama’s conclusion that North Korea was the culprit, the Internet’s newest game of whodunit continues. Top…

  • Rogen: Watch it in a theater — or invite friends over

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Seth Rogen says comedies are “best viewed in a theater full of people.” So that’s the way he’d like people to see his new film, “The Interview.” But he tweets…

  • Court denies Polanski’s motion to dismiss 1977 sex case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski lost his latest bid to have a California court dismiss his 1977 sex case when a judge rejected a motion for a new hearing. A nine-page order issued Tuesday…

  • Where to watch ‘The Interview’ online

    You don’t need to leave your house to watch “The Interview.” Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms Wednesday. The online release comes a day after the studio reversed its previous decision not to…

  • ‘The Interview’ is now available for online viewing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — People who want to see the Sony Pictures film “The Interview” won’t have to wait until Christmas. It is now available for rental on a variety of digital platforms — including…