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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: Why 'Ouija' and Keanu Reeves' 'John Wick' Hit Big, Whither 'St. Vincent'?

    The Hollywood studios get skittish about losing audiences to Halloween trick-or-treats and parties. Even though it's a week away, the studios took a hiatus from opening any star-driven, high-end films. Per usual, a pre-Halloween horror flick-- "Ouija" from Universal--topped the weekend, while "John ...

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    Weinstein Seals Deal on Female-Led, Will Ferrell-Produced Comedy 'Plus One'

    As The Weinstein Company continues to troubleshoot its business model, it has just closed the deal on rights to screenwriter April Prosser’s comedy 'Plus One.'

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    Rick Smolan Lived Inside 'Tracks,' Photographed In Living Color

    The movie "Tracks" is based on an unbelievable true story that was well-read around the world in a stunning 32-page cover spread in National Geographic shot by 28-year-old Rick Smolan. For years, the photographer would check in with his subject, Robyn Davidson, who in 1977 trekked 1700 miles across ...

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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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    ‘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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    Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' Backed by Weinsteins, Per Usual

    In a non-shocker, The Weinstein Company announced today that it will handle worldwide distribution for Quentin Tarantino's next film, "The Hateful Eight."

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    FIRST LOOK: Two Strange But Alluring Images from Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

    We haven't seen much from Tim Burton since 2012, when he released both "Dark Shadows" and the stop-motion "Frankenweenie." His next film is "Big Eyes," due in theaters on Christmas Day, and two newly released images show Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz in action as the two leads.

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    WATCH: New 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Red Band Comic-Con Trailer Stars Sexy Alba, Green & Dawson

    The latest trailer for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is here, and this time it's Red Band, and out of Comic-Con. From co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, this stylish, slick, black-and-white thriller hits theaters August 22 -- and it stars Jessica Alba, Eva Green, Rosario Dawson, Joseph...

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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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