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General Manager Brandon Delaney looks up at the marquee sign after the announcement that the Plaza Theatre would be showing the movie "The Interview" beginning Christmas Day in Atlanta, Georgia December 23, 2014.

The Interview opens in theatres today. But is it a happy ending?

After weeks of back and forth over what to do, Sony released The Interview today. And many people lined up to see it.

The Interview opens in theatres today. But is it a happy ending?
James Franco and Seth Rogen pose during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los Angeles on December 11, 2014.

Despite threats, 'The Interview' will actually hit (select) theaters on Christmas Day

Despite threats, 'The Interview' will actually hit (select) theaters on Christmas Day
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What we can learn from Charlie Chaplin and 'The Great Dictator'

What we can learn from Charlie Chaplin and 'The Great Dictator'
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Seth Rogen, 17 days ago: I hope North Korea won't screw up 'Interview' release

Seth Rogen, 17 days ago: I hope North Korea won't screw up 'Interview' release
Comedian Stephen Colbert arrives to be honored at the Time 100 Gala in New York, on April 24, 2012.

The end of Colbert stings even more as the 'The Interview' gets canceled

The end of Colbert stings even more as the 'The Interview' gets canceled
​Security guards stand behind bicycle rails at the entrance of United Artists theater during premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los Angeles, California December 11, 2014.

North Korean defectors are eager to check out The Interview, but Sony decides not to release the film as planned

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is mad about it. Sony Pictures is concerned about it. But North Korean defectors are downright excited about the new Seth Rogen comedy: "The Interview."

North Korean defectors are eager to check out The Interview, but Sony decides not to release the film as planned
The Interview promotional poster

Why Seth Rogen's latest movie may have caused a North Korean cyber attack

When The Interview comes out in December, it may very well be the first movie ever to cause a cyber attack. Sony Pictures was recently attacked by hackers — and many people think the hackers were North Koreans motivated by the new movie, which discusses a secret mission to North Korea to kill Kim Jong-un.

Why Seth Rogen's latest movie may have caused a North Korean cyber attack
An employee works with documents at the Russian State Archives.

From Russia with smut: Inside the Soviet Union's porn collection

Russia allowed a rare glimpse inside its secret trove of porn, which Soviet officials snatched away from its citizens. Elsewhere, Ghana's government sent a planeload of cash to its World Cup heroes in Brazil to end a pay dispute. And PRI's The World answered all of your questions on the unfolding war in Iraq. That and more in today's Global Scan.

From Russia with smut: Inside the Soviet Union's porn collection

Superman reboot, Hollywood movie on Hollywood make big screen debuts this weekend

Superman is getting a moodier, darker reboot in "Man of Steel" -- the new Hollywood adaptation of the super hero classic out in theaters this weekend. It'll match up against "This is the End," a story about Hollywood actors facing the end of the world

Superman reboot, Hollywood movie on Hollywood make big screen debuts this weekend

Mark Duplass discusses the Hollywood trend of writing for the lovable losers

If you think back over the big hit comedies in recent years, many have a common theme. They don't star a suave, sophisticated urbanite. Instead, the center on geeks, schlubs -- lovable losers living in their moms' basements.

Mark Duplass discusses the Hollywood trend of writing for the lovable losers
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New movies: '50/50' and 'What's Your Number"

This week, we're talking about "50/50," a comedy about a young guy with cancer, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, and "What's Your Number?," another comedy – this one centers on dating and relationships.

New movies: '50/50' and 'What's Your Number"

Style and "Mad Men"

Why some fans of AMC's "Mad Men" are ready to ditch their T-shirts and jeans for Don Draper's dapper suits and ties.

Style and "Mad Men"
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The Dudeness of 'Funny People'

It's Friday movie review day, and we are covering Judd Apatow's latest film, ?Funny People.' Joining The Takeaway to talk about the ?dudeness' of the film and how Apatow treats his female characters is freelance film critic Michelle Orange.

The Dudeness of 'Funny People'