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Soundtrack For 'The Giver' Features OneRepublic, Jake Bugg & More Plus Clip And More Promos “Harry Potter,” “Twilight” and “The Hunger Games.” These franchises make up the Mount Rushmore of YA adaptations and studios are falling over themselves to pick up the rights to any YA novel they can get their hands on.


The Weinstein Co. Takes 'One Chance' With Yahoo to Continue Experiments with Distribution – The biggest movie theater these days isn't a theater at all…it's the internet. After a successful experiment releasingBong Joon-ho's"Snowpiercer" on VOD just two weeks after it hit theaters, The Weinstein Co. continues to test out innovative distribution strategies involving the internet. Today, The Weinstein Co. and Yahoo announced that the film "One Chance" will premiere exclusively on Yahoo Screen in advance of its theatrical release.

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‘Snowpiercer’ and The Weinstein Company’s Engineered Dissent – The Weinstein Company Warning: Spoilers for the ending of Snowpiercer Somewhere along the way, purchasing a ticket for Bong Joon-ho’s long-awaited Snowpiercer became a populist act that echoes the content of the film itself. Months of coverage followed Harvey Weinstein’s threat to cut the festival favorite. Knowing the kind of backlash that would ensue, Weinstein opted not to cut the film himself but instead asked Bong to shave 20 minutes off and add an explanatory voice-over to bookend the film. 3 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen

‘St. Vincent’ Trailer: Bill Murray Is the Grouchiest Babysitter Bill Murray makes a return of sorts to the sort of character he played decades ago, in St. Vincent. The film casts Murray as a grouchy old dude whose life is invaded by new neighbors: Maggie (Melissa McCarthy) and her young son Oliver. Murray ends up babysitting for the kid, and teaches him the rules of life. Or his character’s own version of the rules of life, anyway. He dispenses pearls of wisdom such as ” You work, you get paid, and you drink.” And then there’s his association with a Russian “lady of the night” played by Naomi Watts. Check out the St.

The Giver

Posted June 30th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

The haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community’s secret past.


Posted June 30th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Robert Rodriguez Talks Nerveracker Script, Cast, New Challenges

11:35 PM 6/29/2014 by Fred Topel
Robert Rodriguez
Robert Rodriguez is always a busy man. He started a TV network this year, El Rey, and directed several episodes of its launch series, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, based on his own movie. On Thursday night, the makeup effects artist for his show, Greg Nicotero, won the George Pal Memorial Awards at the Saturn Awards.

How In The World Is 'Snowpiercer' An Art House Movie? It’s a strange time we live in where two of the non-‘Transformers’ movies released this weekend are considered small indie films, yet one is a romantic comedy (sort of) staring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler and the other - 'Snowpiercer' - is an action movie starring the guy who plays Captain America. Continue reading…

Review: Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snowpiercer' Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt & More This is a reprint of our review from the international release last fall. The Weinstein Company will be releasing "Snowpiercer" on June 27th with the director's cut intact. Few films without a firm release date (in most of the world, at least) have inspired as much chatter of late than Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." The English-language debut of the South Korean mastermind behind "Memories of Murder," "The Host" and "Mother," it features an all-star cast and a hefty budget, and was snapped up early on by The Weinstein Company.


Oscars Shakeup: Weinstein Co. Splits With Longtime Awards Campaign Guru (Exclusive) – Veteran strategist Lisa Taback is now a free agent following a rift that started last season when TWC execs learned she was working on Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" campaign outside of the parameters of her contract with them. 5 weeks 12 hours ago via jackiechan
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