Rogen and Goldberg’s The Interview is a film about a celebrity gossip journalist and his producer, as they travel to North Korea in attempts to not only legitimize themselves as actual journalists, but follow through with their mission of killing Kim Jong-un as requested by the CIA. Despite the fact that The Interview’s plot is centered on global politics, the film was made with ...
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...-un, showcases the power of South Korea which effectively underscores the cracks in the North Korean foundation.
North Korea’s inefficiency is a threat to its global presence. Although the country has tried to reassert its dominance by not only overestimating or perpetuating its success, but has repeatedly tested the limits of United States and South Korean deterrence. .However these provocations inflict small cost that didn’t cross into retaliation thresholds. As a result the North Korean nation has become a target for global depiction, especially within the western/western influenced world. Through the methods of parody and internalized inferiority, both The Interview and Silmido have created representations of North Korea that epitomize the faults of the country and its ineptness. North Korea ultimately is the downfall of its own successful global preeminence.
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