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    Harvey Weinstein Says He'll Probably Lose Money on 'The Master,' Wishes He Had Marketed It Differently

    With essentially only the Oscars left to lavish praise upon 2012's films, it seems the opaque, askew nature of Paul Thomas Anderson's “The Master” has left voters with just acting nominations to fully commend. Not that Harvey Weinstein hasn't put his entire support behind the...

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    PGA Awards: 'Argo' Wins Big, Plus 'Sugarman,' 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family'; Tributes to Weinsteins, Abrams & Working Title

    "Argo" is on a roll. Ben Affleck's movie won again at the Producers Guild Awards, setting the tone for the weeks leading to the Oscars as one of statistical chances. Without also receiving a Best Director Oscar nomination, four other films have won the PGA's top prize ("Driving Miss Daisy," "Apollo ...

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    Sundance Dealmaking Heats Up; 'Don Jon's Addiction,' Harvey Lands 'Fruitvale'

    In the biggest sale of the fest so far, Sundance newbie Relativity Media is closing a deal to acquire U.S. rights for $4 million, according to sources close to the sale. CAA and WME (who rep Gordon-Levitt and packaged the film) brokered the deal. Relativity committed to a wide release. Companies wan...

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    Quentin & Harvey: Just How Big Will 'Django Unchained' Pay Off for Both?

    After eight days in theaters, Quentin Tarantino’s amped-up Western “Django Unchained” has grossed more than $77 million in the U.S. That puts it $24 million ahead of “Inglourious Basterds,” Tarantino’s highest grosser, at the same eight-day mark.

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    The Director of 'House Party' Partly Inspired 'Django Unchained'; Harvey Weinstein Describes How He Would Have Split The Film In Two

    The latest issues of Empire and Entertainment Weekly are on newstands now and both have Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" on the cover. Over the weekend we found out from Tarantino himself at the New York press day for the film that the filmmaker has an extended version of his Spa...

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    Post-Golden Globe Nominations: What Do We Know? Weinsteins Score 15, But Will That Translate at Oscars? Kidman Lands 10th Globe Nom

    Advantage: Leonardo DiCaprio over "Django Unchained" costar Christoph Waltz in the best supporting actor race, even if Waltz gets the German vote. And SAG "Silver Linings" nominee Robert De Niro, who dissed the HFPA last time he accepted an award, has not been invited back. On the other hand, Globe ...

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    Netflix's Landmark Deal with Disney Revolutionizes Way We Think About TV Content

    Following Netflix's landmark pact with Disney on December 4, a three-year output deal that gives the streaming company exclusive access to the live-action and animated features of Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, chief content officer Ted Sarandos states that he's eyeing similar deals with Warne...

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    Weinsteins Face Challenging Oscar 'Playbook'

    The Weinsteins have long followed the same Oscar playbook: line up a thick stack of Oscar-worthy potential contenders, give them a shot and see what sticks. They're usually pretty sharp about what's going to play with Academy voters. Nobody does it better. But this year things may not be panning out...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Silver Linings' and 'Anna Karenina' Start Steady, Not Stellar

    Two anticipated openings dominated art houses this week, as both “Silver Linings Playbook” and “Anna Karenina” launched in multiple cities as part of a strategy to push audience response in advance of wider playoffs. Both faced – as do all limited releases at the moment – massive competition from wi...

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    National Geographic Channel, with Weinstein Promo Smarts, Scores Ratings Blitz with 'SEAL Team Six'

    Chalk up another Harvey Weinstein controversary for effectively turning low-budget fictional programmer "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden" into a pre-election ratings bonanza Sunday night for National Geographic Channel. Even with mixed reviews, the story behind the raid that ...

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