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S Korean activists plan to send 'The Interview' to N Korea

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Got any special "limited edition blu-ray" copies specifically for the top senior officials?

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10,000 copies??? ...I hope none of them are pirated copies.

But seriously, even though Park says he is prepared to die for this cause, does he realize that he is risking the lives of other poeple too?

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Does the average North Korean even know what a DVD is? VHS might still be state of the art there.

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I'm sorry, but the news cycle has already moved on, and this is no longer a story (not that it should ever have been a story). Please move on.

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Does NK have electricity hooked to 10,000 home now?

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Good point toshiko. Don't they use charcoal to stay warm? Thank god we live in prosperity and have central heating-air.

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10,000 copyright licences will cost a fair whack.

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Why the heck would they want to send a crappy Hollywood picture to North Korea? Makes no sense.

What a waste of effort that could be used far more constructively.

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South Korea isn't exactly looking all that democratic and free these days.

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After all the trouble that NK caused Sony, I doubt that Sony cares at all if these 10,000 copies are all bootlegs.

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It's not a given that NK were behind Sony's troubles.

And if they weren't, then the whole NK thing turned out to be a windfall for sales of a mediocre movie.

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After all the trouble that NK caused Sony

You mean that trouble that turned a picture with a low profile into one that made Sony a lot of money in the end?

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S Korean activists plan to send 'The Interview' to N Korea]

Haven't the North Koreans suffered enough?

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I would think the 10,000 copies would be saved to mini USB drives or Micro SD cards

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Why not go the whole hog and also send the folk responsible for this cinematic masterpiece? Then again, Pyongyang would probably send them right back....

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Even people who WANTED to see the movie thought it was garbage. So now the movie is to be forced on an uninterested audience? I don't know what message they are trying to send, but it would have worked better with a good film. Isn't there a right not to watch bad movies among our closely held freedoms?

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"The North has already warned that Park will “pay for his crimes in blood” if copies of the film make it across the border."

The movie is that bad.

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They should also throw in Team America as a bonus.

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Instead of sending copies of this carptacular film, I agree that it would be better invested in making a documentary focusing on the comparison between the living standards of SK and those from NK that escaped to SK as well as some exposure to the outside world in democratic countries and Kim's tripe.

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VHS might still be state of the art there.

Maybe reel to reel projectors?

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Ahahaha-- he said, "reel projectors!" -Classic.

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That film will probably want North Koreans to stay North Koreans, the Film is a distaster, it makes Americans look like they all hate North Koreans and The Korean Army Woman sounded like she was from Thailand who looked Chinese, Hahahahahaha

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I don't think it's good idea. If someone was caught with that DVD and then dictator Kim Jong-un will send the whole family and neighbors to Labor camp. Please, don't do that.

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First, they need to donate TV sets. But evening lanterns can not be used for connecting TV Is it legal in NK to watch TV?

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Like the 'Sniper' cartoon... this film, and the PR behind it, only solidify the pitifully apathetic narcissistic population of Amerika.

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I'd like it if someone were to release it here. After all the brouhaha, I want to make my own mind up about the picture. But someone's decided it's not suitable to be shown in japan. Thanks Sony.

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