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Hey, MPAA: Give Philomena a PG-13

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a charming and moving little film, starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. It tells the true story of an Irish woman who, as a teen, became pregnant and was forced into the Magdalene Sisters' care.

Bob Guccione in Filthy Gorgeous

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione died on October 10, 2010, the obituaries dwelled on him as pornographer. That got the attention of filmmaker, Ba...

Older Men in Last Vegas

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When we first meet them in this laugh out loud comedy Last Vegas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, and Michael Douglas look like they might...

The First Mistake Of Oscar Season

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment

Two of the best supporting actress performances this year were given by Octavia Spencer and Melonie Diaz in "Fruitvale Station," but a typographical e...

WATCH: Harvey Weinstein On Who Was Robbed At The Emmys

HuffPost Live 321 | Posted 10.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Though "Breaking Bad" earned the Emmy for Best Drama in September, Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein has other ideas about who should have won. At t...

ONE MORE TIME?

Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

The following report contains spoilers about "Scream 4." "Scream" sequels have a tendency to gestate for quite some time before seeing the light of...

The Most Competitive Oscar Season Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein is never one to mince words, so it's no surprise that the Hollywood mogul went on record to say what everyone is probably already thi...

TELL US: Is Obama's Election Responsible For The Uptick In Black Movies?

Posted 09.14.2013 | Black Voices

Last week's Toronto International Film Festival spawned rave reviews for the Steve McQueen-directed "Twelve Years A Slave," a historical drama based o...

Harvey Weinstein Explains 'The Obama Effect'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Hollywood is experiencing an uptick in the number of movies with African-American protagonists as of late, and as a man who has put serious money into...

12-12-12 Organizers React To Criticism

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — As autumn draws near and awards season looms, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein says he has one thing on his mind: that the Knicks go all t...

J.D. Salinger: The Ultimate Celebrity

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The biggest revelation in the new documentary Salinger is that The Catcher in the Rye author was not a recluse. Rather fame averse and a champion of i...

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...

THE FRONT-RUNNER (By Default)

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...