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Mandy Moore shark thriller 47 Meters Down gets theatrical run

Bob and Harvey Weinstein may have just made the biggest tactical error of all time: selling the North American theatrical distribution rights for Mandy Moore's "survival adventure" 47 Meters Down from their Dimension Films to Entertainment ...

 
 
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Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster cut by 20 mins for US

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 Grandmaster at...

 
 
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Weinstein plans to cut Snowpiercer by 20 minutes

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 you, I can't w...

 
 
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Trailer: Escape From Planet Earth

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 from a name-bra...

 
 
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Jennifer Lawrence looking to The Ends Of The Earth

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. With horror mov...

 
 
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Bully getting an unrated release this Friday

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 for language, wh...

 
 
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Netflix and Weinsteins team up, The Artist streaming soon

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 you can't miss...

 
 
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Trailer: Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project

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 disrespect for film...

 
 
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Weinstein disses ABC with trailer for Our Idiot Brother

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 drawing the line a...

 
 
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Trailer: The Artist

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 for a high pri...

 
 
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There's a Dirty Girl in Juno's temple

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 none other tha...

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

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 predicted, it di...

 
 
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The King's Speech getting the network TV treatment?

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 family-friendly PG-1...

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

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 hear that the exe...

 
 




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