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    Five Ways Netflix and Weinstein Co. Push into the Future with 'Crouching Tiger 2'

    The Weinstein Company is making swift changes that reveal a company in turmoil and transition as they move to the forefront of a rapidly evolving system for delivering films to the public. They are partnering with Netflix to release the highly-touted upcoming sequel "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: T...

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    The Weinstein Company Annoys the Hell Out of Theater Owners With 'Crouching Tiger' Plans

    The Weinstein Company continues to push the envelope when it comes to innovative distribution strategies - and theater owners aren't happy about it.

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    ‘Tracks’ Oscar-Contender Mia Wasikowska Forges Unique Career Path

    Fact-based odyssey "Tracks," starring Mia Wasikowska as Australian wilderness trekker Robyn Davidson, collected admirers at the Venice, Telluride and Toronto festivals last year, before Weinstein Co. finally opened the movie this past weekend in limited release (worldwide box office so far: $4.4 mil...

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    Where Are the Missing Pictures?

    As the Oscar race gets under way, the field seems slimmer than usual. One reason is a number of missing titles that have been pushed back for various reasons. Some are foreign-financed movies still chasing distribution, while others simply don't have a release date.

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    'Skeleton Twins' Scores Best Limited Opening since 'Boyhood'

    The fall season began in earnest this weekend as several top festival films opened well. Fox Searchlight's tough guy thriller "The Drop," starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, landed in sixth place in the Top Ten, opening in over 800 theaters for an excellent gross of $4.2 million. The clear stan...

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    Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' Finds a Home with The Weinstein Company

    Quentin Tarantino will reunite with The Weinstein Company for his upcoming "The Hateful Eight," which will begin shooting in January for a fall 2015 release.

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    Life After Beth

    In 'Life After Beth,' Dane Dehaan is, pretty much, the straight man to Aubrey Plaza as Beth; who does a great job and never winks at the audience.

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    Weinstein Co. Awards Plans Come Into Focus: What Are Their Oscar Frontrunners?

    Dating a film says a lot about a distributor's plans. So the later the film comes out--in the thick of the most congested season of the year-- the more willing the company is to step up and promote. It means they have skin in the Oscar game. There's no other reason to put out a limited-release movie...

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    Comic-Con 2014: Why 'The Giver' Is Like 'Tron: Legacy' and 'John Carter'

    The Comic-Con footage for "The Giver" looks good once you get past the all-too similar dystopian subject matter. Even though Lois Lowry's book paved the way for all that young adult fiction 21 years ago, can the Weinsteins make audiences want to see it?

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    The Weinstein Co. Takes 'One Chance' With Yahoo to Continue Experiments with Distribution

    Today, The Weinstein Co. and Yahoo announced that "One Chance" will premiere exclusively on Yahoo Screen in advance of its theatrical release.

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