Hilarious responses to the Sony hack and the decision to hold the release of The Interview
Following threats from a group of hackers, Sony Pictures recently held back the worldwide release of its controversial production, The Interview, which depicted an assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The decision was met with severe criticism from several Hollywood big shots as well as proponents of free speech across the globe. Game of Thrones author George RR Martin went so far as to offer to screen it in a theatre owned by him. The online community on the other hand, responded to the decision with a series of funny memes, gifs and Photoshopped images, taking a jibe at the hackers’ cowardly threat, as well as Sony’s meek surrender. Here’s a selection of the best of the lot.
1. Up and running
2. The fastest gun in the East
3. Another ‘Un’-approved movie
4. Sony’s new logo
5. Kim Jong-un splashes his whip
6. Don’t forget to wear this on your next interview
7. Our last hope
8. They won’t spare the distributors either
9. How Sony was hacked
10. Starring Leslie Niels-Un
11. Kim Jong as Loki
12. The one and only
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