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Hollywood Parody 'The Interview' Backfires

“The Interview” is the latest of Hollywood’s parodies on foreign leaders. Charlie Chaplin’s more elegant 1940 satire “The Great Dictator” parodies Adolf Hitler without using his name or the name of his country. In 2004, Paramount Pictures released the satire “Team America” making fun of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, also without using his name. In 2012, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen -- known for his artistic brazenness -- portrayed a vulgar Middle Eastern dictator, a...

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