Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute and University of Southern California graduate. Sophia resides in Los Angeles, Calif., with her husband. Follow her on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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Project Almanac

Movie
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/06/15, 01:00 am

What would an unpopular high-school nerd do with a time machine? Project Almanac, a teen-boy thriller about a team of high-schoolers who reboot a time machine, spends 106 minutes answering that predictable question.

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Blackhat

Movie
by Sophia Lee
Posted 1/23/15, 01:00 am

Real-life hackers gave cybercrime action thriller Blackhat thumbs-up for accuracy, and the recent Sony security breach makes the film timely; but other flaws cripple the thriller’s ability to, well, thrill.

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National Geographic Channel

A new Hollywood attempt at selling Jesus

Television | Marketing for the TV movie <em>Killing Jesus</em> predictably downplays the divinity of Christ
by Sophia Lee
Posted 1/14/15, 04:21 pm

At a Television Critics Association press tour held in Los Angeles, National Geographic Channel revealed a behind-the-scenes trailer for its upcoming telepic Killing Jesus, an adaptation of Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s best-selling biography of Jesus. As Nat Geo announced the new project, which airs sometime in spring 2015, they flashed a screenshot of Jesus with a crown of thorns digging into His forehead. The crowd burst into laughter.

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