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Yet another case of Harvey Weinstein's scissorhands
Wong Kar Wai's long-in-the-making Ip Man film The Grandmaster finally hits the US next week, and it will be about 20 minutes shorter than the Hong Kong version of the film. Wong was in attendance at a special screening of The... read feature

Continuing his fine tradition of ruining Asian films
Bong Joon-Ho's Snowpiercer has been breaking box office records in South Korea. During its opening weekend, the film made the equivalent of $21.38 million, one of the country's biggest openings for a Korean film. Like many of... read feature


Trailer: Escape From Planet Earth

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Nov 07
The weirdest thing about this trailer for Escape From Planet Earth had to have been the product placement. For one, one of the scenes revolves around Gary (the alien guy played by Rob Corddry (!)) getting a brain freeze ... read

Jennifer Lawrence looking to The Ends Of The Earth

Aug 07
We're big Jennifer Lawrence fans here at Flixist. Not only is she one of the most engaging and nuanced screen actresses of her generation, but she also owns a delightful line of trouser-teasing dresses for awards ceremonies. ... read

You've probably noticed the ongoing struggle between the Weinstein Company and the dicks at the MPAA over the rating for the documentary Bully, which examines bullying in American schools. The MPAA gave the film an R rating f... read feature


This month, all of Netflix's content from Starz will be disappearing from their streaming service, as we've known for some months (quick, while there's still time, catch the 10 Starz movies on Netflix streaming Alec says... read feature


Trailer: Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project

Sep 30
I would love to read a book or watch a movie that contains an accounting of Harvey Weinstein's life and business in Hollywood since he founded Miramax with his brother Bob. I find the man to be distasteful, and his disr... read

Weinstein disses ABC with trailer for Our Idiot Brother

Aug 26
For some reason, ABC is refusing to air a commercial trailer for Our Idiot Brother unless they make certain cuts. While Harvey Weinstein is totally fine with making cuts to The King's Speech to make it sell better, he is dra... read

Trailer: The Artist

Aug 26
So this is certainly unique. The Artist is a black and white, silent film about the fall of a silent movie star amidst the rise of sound. It apparently tore the Cannes Film Festival up, prompting it to be purchased... read

There's a Dirty Girl in Juno's temple

Jul 06
Horrible, I know. The Weinstein Company-produced Dirty Girl, directed by Abe Sylvia and starring Juno Temple, Milla Jovovich and William H. Macy, has been cut down to 90 minutes from its previous 109 minutes. This was done by... read

PG-13 cut of The King's Speech performs as expected

Apr 05
Despite much gnashing of teeth, The Weinstein Company went ahead with its plan to release a PG-13 cut of The King's Speech to theaters on April 1. How did it do on its opening weekend in 1,007 theaters? As anyone could have p... read

The King's Speech getting the network TV treatment?

Jan 31
Harvey Weinstein is basically the devil, but that is old news. As we’ve mentioned before, he wants to re-cut The King’s Speech, which is rated R for language, in order to net a more famil... read

The King's Speech to be edited down to PG-13

Jan 27
Harvey Weinstein is unsatisfied with the $60 million that The King's Speech (nominated for several Oscars) has pulled in so far. He wants to expand the film from 1,680 theaters to around 2,500. All well and good, until you he... read

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