George R.R. Martin will show "The Interview" on Christmas. The "Song of Ice and Fire" series author owns the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe, N.M., one of the independent theaters that has decided to screen the controversial comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco about the fictional...
Jonathan Martin and Ashley Parker examine the changing politics of crime within the GOP: Since the Watts riots in Los Angeles in 1965, generations of Republicans from Richard M. Nixon to the first George Bush have deftly capitalized on the anxiety of white voters over crime and urban unrest, winning elections with appeals for […]
The surprise salvage of The Interview's release started with emails amid the chaos of Sony's hacking crisis, sent between Alamo Drafthouse impresario Tim League, Tim Massett of Florida's Sun-Ray Cinema, and George R.R. Martin. Yes, that George R.R. Show More Summary
Among those applauding Sony’s decision Tuesday to allow a limited release of “The Interview” is “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin. Martin, who owns the 128-seat, single-screen Jean-Cocteau Theater, in Santa Fe, N.M., said he has already been contacted by people wanting to buy tickets to see the movie, even though his booker is […]
George R.R. Martin (previously) visits the CollegeHumor offices to ruin Christmas in a violent holiday sketch. The Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire author asks the CollegeHumor staff what they want for their favorite characters, and then learns an important lesson about the meaning of Christmas before turning the tables. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
All Santas must die. If you ever thought author George R.R. Martin would make a fun Santa Claus, it's time to forget that immediately. CollegeHumor's new sketch explores what it would be like if Martin took over for Claus, and (spoiler alert) it doesn't end pretty. Show More Summary
Quickbackstory:AfterSonypulledTheInterviewfromtheatersinthewakeofthehackthathasHollywoodreelingforweeksnow,GameofThronescreatorGeorgeR.R.Martinofferedtoscreenthefilm inhisprivatetheaterinSantaFe,NewMexico,sayinghewouldbe“gladtoscreeShow More Summary
This lucky winner will get his hands on a copy of the new edition of George R. R. Martin's YA novel, The Ice Dragon! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winner is:- John Berry, from St. Louis, Missouri, USAMany thanks to all the participants!
Now that the FBI has weighed in on the hacking debacle that led to Sony’s decision to cancel its release of The Interview, you might think that this story has come to its logical end. You would be incorrect, however, as Sony and theShow More Summary
He's dreaming of a Red Wedding.
The decision by Sony Pictures executives to cancel the theatrical release of "The Interview" might have temporarily placated the hackers who broke into the studio's computers, but at least one author is extremely unhappy with the way things played out: "Game of Thrones" creator George R.R....
The Game of Thrones author has blasted the studio for canceling its release of The Interview, offering to screen the film himself at his own movie theater.
The fallout continues from Sony’s decision to pull The Interview following threats from hackers with alleged ties to North Korea. Over the weekend, a lawyer for the entertainment giant said the movie will eventually be distributed but no one is saying just how this could happen. “Sony only delayed this,” said the company’s attorney David Boies during an appearance on … [More]
From the reactions to Sony pulling The Interview to the end of the beloved Serial, a lot happened on the Internet last week. Catch up here. The post While You Were Offline: 30,000 People Buy Bull Poop, George R.R. Martin Freaks Out Over The Interview appeared first on WIRED.
(Painting of King William IV by Sir Martin Arthur Shee) Prince William Henry was the son of George III, the King of Great Britain and Ireland and the man whom the United States Declaration of Independence called a tyrant who was "unfit...Show More Summary
Fantasy writer George R.R. Martin whose popular book series "A Song of Ice and Fire" was adapted to create the HBO hit series "Game of Thrones" called Sony Pictures and major movie theaters corporate cowards Wednesday for cancelling the release of the controversial movie, "The Interview" and offered to show it in his own theater instead.
The hackers behind the Interview incident have elicited both anger and fear from American moviegoers. A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin (pictured, via) has publicly expressed great fury towards Sony for pulling the film from theaters. Here’s an excerpt from Martin’s blog post: “I haven’t seen The Interview. Show More Summary
Probably not with the Black Jack and Hookers, but George R.R. Martin is fightin’ mad about Sony Pictures‘ move to cancel the release of The Interview. Now opinions, as they say, are like @$$holes – everyone’s got one – and while Sony has been chastised for kowtowing to terrorists rather than standing up for artistic […]
George R.R. Martin is an old-school guy: he spends a solid chunk of his time thinking up a medieval fantasy… Read More