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  1. movies
    Behind the Fantasy of the 1997 Movie Cop Land“It was about a world in which everyone’s so tribalized and traumatized,” says director James Mangold, “no one has the emotional space to exist.”
  2. if we had a vows column
    Guess Which Gwyneth Paltrow Movie Her New Husband Referenced in His Wedding VowsGo on, guess.
  3. harvey weinstein
    Cate Blanchett Says Harvey Weinstein Harassed Her“I got a bad feeling from him.”
  4. harvey weinstein
    A Timeline of What Happened to Rose McGowan Immediately After Her Alleged RapeThe actress details responses from her agent, managers: “I just had an exposé about him killed in the L.A. Times; he owes it to me to not do this.”
  5. harvey weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein Blackmailed Salma Hayek to Get Gratuitous Nude Scene in FridaSalma Hayek details Harvey Weinstein’s harassment on the set of Frida.
  6. harvey weinstein
    Times Exposes How Weinstein Used Agents, Journalists, and Employees As CoverThe new investigation details the agents, journalists, assistants, and executives that helped cover his tracks.
  7. harvey weinstein
    Bob Weinstein Personally Paid Off Two of Harvey’s Accusers“He didn’t want his wife to find out, so he asked me if I could write a check, and so I did,” Bob Weinstein told Ronan Farrow.
  8. harvey weinstein
    Robert Rodriguez Cast Rose McGowan in Grindhouse to Spite Harvey WeinsteinRodriguez says he cast McGowan in Grindhouse to get back at her alleged rapist.
  9. the harvey weinstein case
    Harvey Weinstein Accuser Breaks NDA to Discuss ‘Egregious’ Settlement Agreement“Unless somebody does this there won’t be a debate about how egregious these agreements are,” she said.
  10. harvey weinstein
    Writer Scott Rosenberg Recalls His Time With Weinstein: ‘’Everyone F*cking Knew’“And here’s where the slither meets the slime: Harvey was showing us the best of times.”
  11. harvey weinstein
    Ex-Miramax Exec Denies Delivering Young Women to Harvey Weinstein’s Hotel RoomAsia Argento said Fabrizio Lombardo took her to Harvey Weinstein’s apartment the night he allegedly raped her.
  12. director’s cut
    The 54 Director’s Cut Is Coming to VODParty.
  13. director’s cut
    54 Bombed in 1998. Now It’s Been Resurrected as a Cult Gay Classic.The unexpected resurrection of the Mike Myers–Ryan Phillippe disco drama. 
  14. oscar linings playbook
    A Brief History of Harvey Weinstein’s Oscar Campaign TacticsFrom screening My Left Foot in Hawaii to hiring Obama’s deputy campaign manager, and all the shady stuff in between.
  15. miramax
    Weinsteins to Reunite With Miramax, Make SequelsOr maybe a Good Will Hunting TV show.
  16. flashbacks
    Producer Would Like to See Some More of That English Patient MoneyFlashback time.
  17. reboots
    Shakespeare in Love 2, Coming SoonMiramax and the Weinsteins are teaming up to put out sequels to Miramax’s greatest hits. Get ready for ‘Rounders 2’!
  18. celebrity
    Monetizing the Celebrity MeltdownBuying Neverland Ranch was one of many opportunities seized by Tom Barrack, a billionaire who found a market in distressed-celebrity real estate.
  19. the industry
    Miramax Now Has a CEOIt’s former News Corp. exec Mike Lang.
  20. the industry
    The Weinsteins Find a New Head of ProductionDonna Gigliotti, a Miramax vet who produced ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ is the studio’s new head of production.
  21. awesome
    Rob Lowe Owns Miramax“The acquisition of a classic brand like Miramax is an exciting first step in my partnership with Tom Barrack and Colony Capital.”
  22. miramax
    Miramax Sale Finally DoneSorry, Harvey!
  23. Guy Buying Miramax Learned Lots of Life Lessons From TwilightAnd he wrote a great memo about it.
  24. purchases
    Disney Sells MiramaxFor $650 Million.
  25. money
    Weinsteins’ Miramax Deal Done In by Lowball BidIt might not be totally dead, though, says Ron Burkle.
  26. harvey
    Weinstein’s Bid to Buy Miramax Now Totally DeadDisney formally terminated negotiations and may reenter talks with the Gores brothers, Tom and Alec.
  27. harvey
    Update: The Weinsteins Lose Miramax — Again! (Or Not?)Harvey and Bob Weinstein’s bid to buy back Miramax from Disney has fallen apart following weeks of back-and-forth.
  28. miramax
    Weinsteins’ Miramax Deal to Be Announced at Cannes?According to Deadline’s Nikki Finke and Mike Fleming, the Weinstein brothers’ Ron Burkle–backed deal to retake the Miramax name and library back from Disney is complete.
  29. miramax
    Weinsteins Reportedly to Take Back Control of MiramaxDisney spokesman says deal has not yet been reached.
  30. the industry
    The Other Brothers Who May Get MiramaxWith two billionaire brothers and one mulit-millionaire, the Gores brothers have a plan to build an entertainment empire.
  31. harvey
    Weinstein Brothers May Snatch Miramax Back From DisneyWith the help of some rich people, of course.
  32. the industry
    What’s Left of Miramax Can Be Yours for $700 MillionFor that modest price you get the name and a 700-title catalog.
  33. the projectionist
    Edelstein Remembers Miramax“Your recent films ‘The Queen’ and ‘Diving Bell’ were the best of their respective years, and you never made anything as grisly as ‘Nine.’
  34. chat room
    The Weinsteins Want the Miramax Name BackAt last night’s premiere of ‘The Road’ we spoke to him about sibling rivalry with his brother Harvey and their attempts to convince Wes Craven to direct ‘Scream 4.’
  35. the industry
    Keanu Reeves to Avenge Death of His Samurai Master, Presumably With His ActingPlus: That 9-year old who wrote the dating book finally gets a movie deal.
  36. the industry
    Hugh Grant Bumbles His Way Out of a Movie RolePlus: Nick Fury to have a bigger part in ‘Iron Man 2’?
  37. gossipmonger
    The Clintons Deny Slacking on Obama Because He Wouldn’t Promise Hillary the SupremesBut that’s what people are saying! And isn’t Cindy Adams prescient? And more, in the gossip roundup.
  38. the industry
    Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro Hire Each Other to Write ‘The Hobbit’Plus: Yet another bastard joins ‘Inglorious Bastards,’ and James McAvoy to play a CGI gnome in most horrible movie ever.
  39. the take
    Could Pansexual Ryan Phillippe Make ‘54’ a Good August Movie After All?On the other hand, Harvey optioned ‘Wolf Boy,’ so he’s okay in our book!
  40. the industry
    ‘Oh Goody’: Marvin the Martian to Blow Up Your NostalgiaPlus: Jack White and Alicia Keys sing the ‘Quantum of Solace’ theme song.
  41. the industry
    9021-Oh Shit: Brenda’s BackPlus, Werner Herzog’s ‘Bad Lieutenant’ gets two more cast members, and Rick Rubin will go digging in ZZ Top’s beards.
  42. the industry
    Jonah Hill to Improvise With Enormous CGI Robots?The Apatovian man-child may be joining the cast of ‘Transformers 2.’
  43. the industry
    Mike Judge Returns to the OfficeMike Judge picks Jason Bateman to star in a comedy, finally. Plus: Gary Coleman goes to court.
  44. the industry
    Scott Rudin to Make Movie Out of BookUp-and-coming playwright Liz Meriwether will write the screenplay for Rudolph Delson’s ‘Maynard & Jennica’.
  45. the industry
    Miramax, Rudin Living the ‘Lush Life’ With Richard PricePlus industry news on Sam Raimi’s new TV show.
  46. body issues
    Emma Thompson Fights Miramax’s Weight-Loss DemandsEver wonder why some actresses suddenly show up to award shows all thin and sickly? (Besides for the obvious reasons, we mean.) Well, it’s kind of like when guys show up with facial hair, looking inappropriately scrubby and explain that it’s for a movie role: Studios sometimes ask actresses lose weight when they don’t need to. (Shocker.)
  47. the industry
    Sam Raimi Drags Ellen Page to HellPlus industry news on Michelle Pfeiffer, Timbaland, and Michael Bay.
  48. party lines
    Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin Impress, Creep Out Partygoers“You know, I host a show about crime,” said CourtTV’s Jami Floyd, leaning in very close to Javier Bardem. “I’ve interviewed serial killers. You’re the only one who ever gave me nightmares.” The actor managed a polite smile. The official purpose of yesterday’s lunch at The Four Seasons, hosted by Miramax president Daniel Battsek, was to honor Bardem and Josh Brolin for their performances in the Coens’ No Country for Old Men (and, one assumes, to kick-start the Oscar buzz). Its unofficial running refrain, however, was people coming up to Bardem and telling him, by way of compliment, that he made them shit their pants.
  49. the early-evening news
    Williamsburg Hipster Horror Movie Gets Picked Up … by Mark Cuban?Plus, news on Ben Affleck, Ramona Quimby, and Johnny Drama.
  50. the industry
    Zac Efron Grows Up FastPlus industry news on Led Zeppelin, Fernando Meirelles’s latest, and Al Gore.
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