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    EXCLUSIVE: Harvey Weinstein Explains How 'Snowpiercer' Became a Gamechanger, We Crunch Theater vs. VOD Numbers

    Thirty years in, Harvey Weinstein knows the distribution business. While he's a wily theatrical animal who knows when to spend big on a wide release and when to dump a movie, he took a radical route with Bong Joon-ho's action adventure "Snowpiercer," starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, seizing t...

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    Behind Weinsteins' Three Weekend Winners: Surprising 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again' & 'Yves St. Laurent'

    This weekend belongs to The Weinstein Company, which opened three films: John Carney's original musical "Begin Again," Radius's rave-reviewed Bong Joon-ho actioner "Snowpiercer," and fashion biopic "Yves St. Laurent." Could TWC have done even better with "Snowpiercer"?

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    'Downton Abbey,' 'Game of Thrones,' and 'Orphan Black' Stars Start Production on 'Woman in Gold'

    Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Elizabeth McGovern, Charles Dance, and Tatiana Maslany star in 'Woman in Gold"- a true story of a woman reclaiming her family possessions after a Nazi siege.

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    Cannes: Weinstein Co. Unveils a Slate of Singles and Doubles, Unlikely Oscar Contenders

    "Harvey was off his game," observed one attendee at the latest Cannes presentation from The Weinstein Co. It's a Cannes tradition to unveil the latest movies that weren't ready for Cannes at the Majestic. One TWC upcoming release was conspicuously missing: Olivier Dahan's "Grace of Monaco," starring...

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    Weinsteins at Cannes: Still Resolving 'Grace of Monaco,' and a New Five-Year Partnership

    As the Weinstein Company heads to Cannes next week, things may be finally coming together for the troubled festival opener "Grace of Monaco." Following months of not-so-secret feuding over the film between Harvey Weinstein and the Grace Kelly biopic's director, Olivier Dahan, Weinstein is in final n...

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    Weinstein Release Calendar Reveals Awards Itinerary, But Don't Place Any Bets Just Yet

    The Weinstein Company has announced Fall release dates for three of the most anticipated films on the 2014 docket, all of which have been strategically placed in the thick of awards season. But is the calendar written in ink? Don't bet on it.

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    Cannes Opener 'Grace of Monaco,' Starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, May Seek New Stateside Distributor

    Well, it looks like Harvey Weinstein hasn't worked his Oscar wiles on filmmaker Olivier Dahan, who directed Marion Cotillard to an Oscar in "La Vie en Rose." The American distributor had wanted to craft another Oscar contender. But the French director likes his own final cut--which is opening the Ca...

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    Harvey Weinstein Considers Dropping 'Grace Of Monaco' Before Cannes As Battle Over Final Cut Continues

    You might have forgotten, but this year's Cannes Film Festival opener "Grace Of Monaco," was originally supposed to be released last fall, and then was pushed to this spring. However, last October, reports surfaced that producer Harvey Weinstein and director Olivier Dahan were battling over the cut ...

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    Once in a Lifetime 'The Hateful Eight' Live Read with "Tarantino superstars!"

    "These are the Tarantino superstars!" the writer-director cried. The audience roared to its feet as already announced Tarantino regular Samuel L. Jackson strode onto the stage, script tucked under his arm, all in black with a black straw hat and a cigarette. He dominated the proceedings as a pipe-sm...

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    Weinsteins Take Rights to Italian Crime Series 'Gomorra'

    The Weinstein Company has taken rights to Italian crime drama series "Gomorra," based on Roberto Saviano's bestseller of the same title that goes inside the brutal Neapolitan mafia Camorra.

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