December 3, 2001 Issue
"Hansel is a Pisces -- the lover, the poet. I should have named him Romeo. "
-- Arlene Dahl, with Marc Rosen and their schnauzer, Hansel
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BY DAVID CARR
Producer of dozens of Oscar-winning films, friend of movie stars, rockers, and presidents, scourge of assistants and producers, Miramax's Harvey Weinstein is the most formidable cultural force in New York City, bigger-than-life in every way. It's a position that's earned him plenty of enemies -- that, and his penchant for throwing his weight around. Weinstein pleads guilty to being a son of a bitch, but says he's in recovery. Now he's in the ring with Martin Scorsese, not without tough-guy credentials himself, over Gangs of New York.
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BY RIMA SUQI
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