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Netflix Just One-Upped Amazon And HBO Again

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Technology

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In a drive to add subscribers, Netflix has expanded on a movie licensing deal with The Weinstein Co. that will add more...


Mike Hogan | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

So, what can we expect from "Lee Daniels' The Butler"? Nothing, I guess, but for the sake of some dog-days chatter let's start here: nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Forest Whitaker), Best Supporting Actress (Oprah Winfrey), Best Costumes and Best Makeup all seem possible, with Danny Strong certainly on the list for Best Original Screenplay.

Spike Lee to Spielberg: A-List Directors Try Kickstarter

Dan Mirvish | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

I've argued that the rise of high-profile Kickstarter campaigns is already shifting the paradigm of how movies are funded, and that's probably a good thing. But with filmmakers getting financing directly from their fans, won't the Hollywood studios lose their raison d'etre?

Big Update In Bitter Title Fight Between Hollywood Giants

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment

The Weinstein Company and Warner Bros.' dispute over "The Butler" added another wrinkle late on Friday as the MPAA approved the former's use of the ti...

Mike Ryan

'Fruitvale Station' Director Defends Controversial Scene | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.12.2013 | Entertainment

The best thing about meeting Ryan Coogler, the director of Sundance Film Festival award-winner "Fruitvale Station," is that he still has that refreshi...

Mallika Rao

Who Owns Rights To 'The Butler'? | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment

Copies of the 1916 silent film "The Butler," whose title is at the center of a legal battle between Warner Brothers and the Weinstein Company, can’t...

Fruitvale Station: Hoping for Oscar

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Addressing the premiere crowd at MoMA, Ryan Coogler said he had to make this film when the news ripped apart his community. After the screening, we were still so immersed, we were happy to see Michael B. Jordan alive.

On The Butler Dispute

Harvey Weinstein | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Harvey Weinstein

If we run ads with The Butler, the MPAA is imposing $25,000 a day in penalties. We have to pull 5,000 trailers from the theaters, we have to pull our website down, all of which we complied with. What the hell do they need the title for?

Harvey Weinstein Hits Back Over 'The Butler' Dispute

Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

The battle between Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company over the upcoming film "The Butler" and its disputed title continues to drag on -- all while...

Fruitvale Station: A Review

Craig Carpenter | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Craig Carpenter

It is no accident that Fruitvale Station was so fêted at this year's Sundance Festival, winning the Audience and Grand Jury Awards, as well as an early acquisition by The Weinstein Company.

Sunnyside of the Doc: Cultural Exception Also Applies to Documentary

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

What differentiates the annual French documentary festival Sunnyside of the Doc from other festivals and markets, is its international reach.

Weinstein Screens Early Oscar Bait At Cannes

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.18.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — The Weinstein Company's fall slate of awards contenders will feature a glamorous Grace Kelly, a brawny Nelson Mandela and a mys...

Kon-Tiki at The Explorers Club and in Battery Park City

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The new Kon-Tiki was shot in both English and in Norwegian with the actors fluent in each language. Last week, in anticipation of the film's opening and an exhibition of the raft, The Weinstein Company hosted a luncheon for a small group at The Explorers Club.

Harvey Weinstein Reacts To Ebert's Passing

Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein took a moment to reflect on film critic Roger Ebert's passing on Thursday. In a statement to the Huffington Post, Weinstein said appr...

Reported Jennifer Lawrence Reunion Isn't Happening Yet

Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

Just before the Oscars on Feb. 24, THR reported that Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell were teaming up for a reunion film called "The Ends of the...

Marchesa Designer Reveals Her Secrets To Creating Gorgeous Gowns

Posted 03.21.2013 | Weddings

For Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, being pregnant has changed her design process completely. Chapman, who debuted Marchesa's fall 2013 bridal ...

Chris O'Dowd Rocks Out in The Sapphires

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As the manager of a girl band looking, Dave Lovelace (Chris O'Dowd) teaches the four Aboriginal singers the distinction between country western and soul music: both are about loss, but in country western they just resign themselves to it and whine.

Mike Ryan

Chris O'Dowd's Amazing Movie Pitch For Jason Segel | Mike Ryan | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment

The night before I interviewed Chris O'Dowd, I observed him dancing -- surrounded by a group of onlookers, of course -- to the A-ha earworm "Take on M...

Sasha Bronner

BULLIES? | Sasha Bronner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Los Angeles

The Independent Spirit Awards are stereotyped as a drunken, casual, beachside soiree that takes place the day before the classy people step out for th...

The 2013 Academy Awards (More or Less)

Spencer Green | Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Welcome to the 2013 Academy Awards, a celebration of rich, attractive people applauding! Tonight, we honor filmmakers unafraid to tell us that slavery was bad and that bipolar people can enter dance contests if they're really hot.

Anne WHO?!

Posted 02.13.2013 | Celebrity

They're some of Hollywood's biggest stars. They're household names, pretty much worldwide. They're nominated for Oscars, they fill up our screens -- b...

Oscar-Winning Global Smash Gets Surprise Sequel

Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," one of the most influential imports of the last 13 years, will get a sequel. According to, The Weinstei...

Sundance Diary: 'Fruitvale'

John Lopez | Posted 03.23.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

There's always a film at the festival pretty much everyone agrees is worth it. This year it's Fruitvale. And the question that's really on your mind, presuming you haven't seen it already, I'll just answer straight out. Yes, it's that good.

Dr. Oz Prescribes Silver Linings Playbook at Le Cirque

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Standing high on a stepladder, Dr. Mehmet Oz addressed the crowd at Le Cirque, at cocktails for Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell and his star Robert De Niro.

12 Celebs, 12 Causes, 12 Ways to Give

Coppy Holzman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact
Coppy Holzman

Global charity auction site is kicking off the 2012 holiday season with 12 Days of Giving, a holiday auction for social good, featuring 12 of our most philanthropic celebrity partners.