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    First Person: 'Bully' Writer-Producer Cynthia Lowen Speaks Out

    Never has failure been so successful: While Harvey Weinstein was unable to get "Bully" a PG-13 rating, his attempts resulted in massive public awareness, celebrity rallies and even free advertising in support of the film and its cause.

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    The MPAA Being a 'Bully': 10 Films That Appealed Their Ratings

    Anti-bullying documentary "Bully" has drummed up the type of controversy most indies only dream of, thanks to Harvey Weinstein's much-publicized efforts to fight the film's R-rating in favor of a more teen-friendly PG-13. Despite Weinstein's best efforts and the rallying cries of his celeb pals, the...

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    Watch: Feel-Good Trailer for French Phenomenon 'The Intouchables"

    With all the talk surrounding Harvey Weinstein's decision to release "Bully" unrated, you'd be forgiven for forgetting about the other films The Weinstein Company have on the horizon. To remind you, the company has released their trailer for "The Intouchables," France'...

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    Sorry Terrence Malick, The Weinstein Company Has Changed 'The Wettest County' To 'Lawless'

    Toldja? Okay, maybe not quite, but we read the tea leaves on this just a couple of weeks ago, and now it's pretty much official. John Hillcoat's "The Wettest County" will now be titled "Lawless." Sorry Terrence Malick!

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    So Has 'The Wettest County' Changed Its Title To 'Lawless'?

    How to make god laugh? Make a plan, goes the old adage. Often times a plan is put in place, but then one piece falls out of the puzzle and you have chaos. To wit: yesterday, a user on our site posted a comment that said The Weinstein Company’s prohibition drama the “Wettest Cou...

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    True/False 2012 Kicks Off With An 'Undefeated' Homecoming

    "This might be the biggest crowd that's ever sat in one room and seen this movie," "Undefeated" co-director Dan Lindsay said on stage at the Missouri Theater in Colombia, Missouri last night.

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    TWC's "Bully" Plot Thickens, Theater Owners Threaten NC-17 Treatment

    The Weinsteins have encountered a new hurdle with their documentary "Bully."

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    'The Artist' Tops The 84th Annual Academy Awards Winning Best Picture, Director, Actor & More

    While it was supposed to be the evening of the French-made silent film "The Artist" -- and don't worry, eventually it was -- the narrative of the 84th Annual Academy Awards was certainly, for at least two-thirds of the show, all about Martin Scorsese's "Hugo." Both nostalgic, celebratory love letter...

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    Harvey Weinstein Threatens To Leave MPAA, Wants Lady Gaga & Michelle Obama To Help Him Get People To See 'Bully'

    The saga between Harvey Weinstein and MPAA deepens today. As you might remember, the ratings board slapped an R on the upcoming documentary "Bully," effectively preventing the very kids it was made for from seeing the film. Yesterday, Harvey attended an appeals hearing accompanied by Alex ...

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    'Safe House' Director Daniel Espinosa's Drug World Thriller 'Snabba Cash' Finally Hits U.S. Theaters On July 27th

    Topping the North American box office for two weeks in a row with his Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds-starring actioner “Safe House” is providing the film’s Swedish helmer Daniel Espinosa with more clout than ever before, and making the director’s past work of interest al...

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