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  • Miramax and Weinsteins together again. Coal in Madea's stocking.

    Miramax and Weinsteins together again. Coal in Madea's stocking.
    After the coffee. Before getting a new filling. I wish that was a joke. The Skinny: I must say, HBO's "Getting On," which at first glance was a grim and dark "comedy" about an extended-care unit which is code for a waiting-for-people-to-die unit, is...
  • Weinstein brothers return to their roots, reunite with Miramax

    Weinstein brothers return to their roots, reunite with Miramax
    Harvey and Bob Weinstein are getting the reunion they've long sought — and moviegoers could end up getting sequels to such older favorites as "Shakespeare in Love," "Swingers" and "Rounders." The brothers' film company, Weinstein Co., has struck a...
  • 'The Butler' at the academy: Freedom Riders, palpable pain

    'The Butler' at the academy: Freedom Riders, palpable pain
    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" opened in mid-August, and, in the ensuing months, its namesake director has participated in countless Q&As and receptions both to promote the movie and to keep it alive in the Oscar conversation. But Daniels had never been...
  • Awards Season Defined by the Sweet Smell of Excess

    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street," the last major Oscar hopeful to be screened for the media, is an appropriate capper, because the tragicomic film is about excess -- and everything about this year's awards season has been excessive: the...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Star Backs Out of Italian Premiere Following Poster Controversy

    The Italian premiere of "12 Years a Slave" officially kicked off Italy's 18th annual Capri Hollywood film festival on Friday without talent in tow, following controversy sparked by the pic's teaser posters that placed the focus on Brad Pitt and Michael...
  • 'Smaug' stock soars! A&E caves on 'Duck Dynasty.'

    After the coffee. Before figuring out who should coach the Redskins next. The Skinny: This time last year, I was excited about the Redskins making the playoffs. Now I'm just excited that I won't have to watch them lose every Sunday for another nine...
  • 'Thor: The Dark World' To Light Up B.O. with Potential $95 Mil Stateside Bow

    After scoring the year's fourth-highest overseas opening last weekend, with $111 million, Disney-Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" looks to thunder down on the domestic box office, with expectations soaring to north of $95 million in three days. The "Thor"...
  • Obama Hosts Screening of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' at the White House

    President Barack Obama hosted a White House screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," with a small gathering that included Mandela's daughters, Zindzi and Zenani. Also in attendance was the movie's star Idris Elba, director Justin Chadwick,...
  • Michelle Obama Cites Harvey Weinstein's Story As Inspiration for High Schoolers

    Harvey Weinstein, Whoopi Goldberg and David Frankel were among the industry figures who joined Michelle Obama at the White House on Friday for a workshop for high school students considering careers in entertainment, with the first lady telling the...
  • George Clooney's Advice on Work with Julia Roberts? 'You Just Offer Her Booze'

    A famous ensemble cast, a critically-acclaimed play and a director that brought him to fame with "ER" were several reasons for George Clooney to become a producer on dark comedy "August: Osage County." But why did he really do it? "It was the cash,...
  • The 30 Hottest Oscar Contenders: Most Competitive Race Ever?

    Hollywood's new math doesn't add up. The studios are making fewer films, and four-quadrant tentpoles are easily outnumbering thoughtful, personal pictures. So why are there more terrific awards possibilities than ever? We're not being generous. And we'...
  • Nelson Mandela Reacts to Idris Elba's Portrayal: 'Is That Me?'

    It was a long time coming--22 years, to be exact--for biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" to be released, but the film finally made its L.A. premiere Nov. 11 at the Arclight Cinerama Dome. The film stars Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela and chronicles the...