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In Fed Up Katie Couric Gets Behind a Film You Can't Afford Not to See

Erica Abeel | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

So you think that opting for Lo Fat items at the market and hitting the gym will keep you in fighting form? Fed Up, an essential documentary narrated and executive produced by Katie Couric and directed by Stephanie Soechtig, is here to tell you different.

No Oscar at the Oscars: My Letter of Solace to Fruitvale Station Film

Wyatt Closs | Posted 04.26.2014 | Black Voices
Wyatt Closs

The truth of the matter is that 2013 saw a range of black men portrayed in major films. And that is a very good and overdue thing.

'The Hobbit' Faces Lawsuit Over Profits

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey and Bob Weinstein have sued Warner Bros.' New Line Cinema claiming they're owned a share of the profits from the second and t...

AFI Fest Review: August: Osage County

Tony Bartolone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Bartolone

When asked, "What would you want an audience to take away from this film?" Pulitzer prize winning writer, Tracy Letts, responded, "I don't know. I have no idea how to answer that question." That statement of ambiguity justifies the existence of film critics.

MPAA Defends Ratings System: Parents Are Happy

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Under increasing pressure over its threshold for violence in PG-13 films, the Motion Picture Association of America defended its oft...

Marion Cotillard Gets Bilingual In 'The Immigrant'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment

Melodrama is ripe in the new international trailer for "The Immigrant," a Palme d'Or contender at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The story of Ewa (...

Judi Dench Movie Fighting Ratings Controversy

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

The Weinstein Company is launching another campaign to fight a rating for one of its movies, this time centering on the forthcoming Judi Dench vehicle...

Nicole Kidman's Latest Bumped From Oscar Season

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment

Cross Nicole Kidman off this year's list of potential Best Actress nominees. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Weinstein Company has decided to...

Now There's A J.D. Salinger Movie Coming

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is developing a feature film about J.D. Salinger to follow a recently released documentary. The Weinstein Co. said ...

Meryl Is More Cantankerous In New 'August: Osage County' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment

The "August: Osage County" clan revs up its fighting in the new trailer for the forthcoming Oscar contender, which is based on Tracy Lett's Pulitzer P...

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...

Fruitvale Station, a Life Stolen

CC Stinson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
CC Stinson

Using art as an outlet, Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station painted the complex life of a young African American man in today's society.

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...

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: 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.

Keanu Reeves' Bizarre New Movie

Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

It looks like Keanu Reeves will be able to fulfill his own post-"Matrix" prophecy, as The Weinstein Company's Radius-TWC has acquired the rights to hi...

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...

The Sapphires Interviews: Wayne Blair and Shari Sebbens

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

During a magical afternoon, while sitting on a terrace in Madinat Jumeirah with birds chirping all around us, I caught up with The Sapphires handsomely understated director Wayne Blair and beautifully smart actress Shari Sebbens, who plays Kay.

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 Deadline.com, The Weinstei...

'Django' Action Figures Draw Protests

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment

Slavery-era action figures tied to Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" are raising questions about whether they're appropriate. A line of figures ...

'Twilight' Star Wanted For 'Satanic' Role

Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment

"Twilight" star Ashley Greene might soon take on a much darker role than fans may expect. Greene is reportedly being eyed for The Weinstein Compan...

Joe Satran

The Secret Behind Those Trailers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 09.18.2012 | Entertainment

This past weekend, Paul Thomas Anderson's new movie "The Master" broke the record for the highest per-screen box office of any art house in history, b...

The Weinstein Co. Reportedly Inundated With 'Strange Calls' From Angry Church Of Scientology Supporters

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.10.2012 | Religion

Paul Thomas Anderson's new drama "The Master" cleaned up at the Venice Film Festival this weekend, with both Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoeni...

WATCH: 'The Master' Gets Super NSFW In New Clip

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment

Today in P.T. Anderson and The Weinstein Company's world of hype: a new clip from "The Master," in which Joaquin Phoenix identifies some very graphic ...

WATCH: 'Bridesmaids' Star Chris O'Dowd's Oscar Push?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.30.2012 | Entertainment

When "The Sapphires" debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in May to a rapturous standing ovation, Harvey Weinstein was quoted as saying that "'The Arti...