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    Watch: Judi Dench Gets Back into Character as M, Enlists Steve Coogan in Funny or Die Crusade Against 'Philomena' MPAA Rating

    The Weinsteins are at war with the MPAA again. Their upcoming release, "Philomena," which stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, was recently slapped with an R rating due to the MPAA ruling that it consists of more than one “harsher, sexually-derived word” used as an expletive.

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    Weinstein Company Acquires Cilllian Murphy's BBC Crime Drama 'Peaky Blinders' for the U.S.

    Last week we wondered where Cillian Murphy's BBC crime drama "Peaky Blinders" would end up in the United States. Now we're closer to an answer -- The Weinstein Company has acquired the television and subscription VOD distribution rights for seasons 1-3 with an option to acquire further seasons from ...

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    Weinstein Bringing 'Macbeth' Starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard to North America

    The Weinstein Company has acquired all North American rights from Studiocanal for the latest big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," this one starring Michael Fassbender as the titular General, and Marion Cotillard as the devious Lady Macbeth. The film is directed by Justin Kurze...

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    Watch: Latest 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Features Original U2 Song

    The Weinstein Company has released a new trailer in anticipation of director Justin Chadwick's upcoming Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," based on Mandela's autobiography of the same name.

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    The Weinstein Company to Theatrically Release Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert, '12-12-12'

    The Weinstein Company announced that they will be releasing their benefit concert documentary "12-12-12" in New York and Los Angeles theaters on Friday, November 1st. The documentary goes behind the scenes at the concert which took place at Madison Square Garden on December 12th, 2012. Collectively,...

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    The Inspiration Behind 'Haute Cuisine' Dishes On Cooking For The President

    I'm not a 'foodie.' I like sandwiches -- the simple things. That's why I was initially hesitant over a screening of a two hour film about French cuisine and a Q&A with the film's inspiration. I thought I'd be lost as first, second and third dishes were endlessly analyzed and flavors were discussed. ...

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    A Civil Rights Professor Reviews 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    We asked a leading scholar of the civil rights movement, Dr. Peniel E. Joseph, to see the movie and share his thoughts.

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    Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby': 'Him' & 'Her' -- Does the Gimmick Work?

    While technically a three-hour immersion into the experience of a young New York couple dealing with the fallout of their infant child's death, "Eleanor Rigby" -- the original version, anyway -- actually takes the form of two feature-length accounts.

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    Toronto Review: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts And More Carry John Wells' Competent, Star-Studded Adaptation of Tracy Letts' 'August: Osage County,' But Is It More Than Filmed Theater?

    Playwright Tracy Letts' crowded ensemble drama "August: Osage County" centers on a massive family engaged in constant squabbling, which means that it demands a cast willing to engage in fiery theatrics. It's no surprise, then, that director John Wells' big screen adaptation features significant name...

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    Toronto Review: Does 'Once' Director John Carney's Melodic Keira Knightley Vehicle 'Can a Song Save Your Life?' Criticize the Music Industry Or Celebrate It?

    John Carney's low budget 2006 musical romance "Once" was a breakout hit that foregrounded the emotional complexities of its central lovers with delicate tunes. By contrast, "Can a Song Save Your Life?" -- which contains several high profile actors and landed a lucrative deal with The Weinstein Compa...

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