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Buttery Jeb
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The Weinstein Company

#1 Post by Buttery Jeb » Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:14 am

According to this Indiewire article, The Weinstein Company has acquired a 70% stake in Genius Products, in an effort to build up the DVD distribution for their new company. This deal includes Wellspring Media, which Genius bought last year, as well as The Sundance Channel's home video label.

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#2 Post by justeleblanc » Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:36 am

I'm not excited at all. The Weinsteins don't share, and I hate what they did with the Belle de jour DVD.

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#3 Post by pzman84 » Tue Dec 06, 2005 9:33 pm

No Criterion release of Z I guess.

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#4 Post by Brian Oblivious » Fri Dec 16, 2005 9:56 pm

You're behind the times. The Weinsteins have nothing to do with Miramax anymore and they weren't sitting on all those titles just for the fun of it. As long as they don't figure out some kind of funky bookkepping scheme again, they shouldn't be repeat offenders.

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#5 Post by milkcan » Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:57 pm

They've released some good movies, but I'm just going to cringe everytime I think of the marriage of the Weinsteins and Wellspring's catalog.

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#6 Post by Schkura » Sat Dec 17, 2005 3:18 pm

Weinspring?

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#7 Post by pzman84 » Sat Dec 17, 2005 9:54 pm

I remember reading in Down and Dirty Pictures Harvey's favorate movie was The 400 Blows. Is this why they made the purchase?

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#8 Post by ltfontaine » Fri Aug 10, 2007 9:18 am

Weinsteins launch Asian film fund
The Weinstein Co. said it hopes to take advantage of lower costs by shooting in Asia while adding a "Western sensibility" to produce movies that appeal to both Asian and Western markets.
"Western sensibilityâ€

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#9 Post by hearthesilence » Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:56 am

NYTimes published a profile of the company today, describing its ongoing financial challenges, Harvey Weinstein's Oscar-bound projects may put the company in the spotlight, but the other members of the increasingly influential board of directors is pushing for more profitable fare.

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#10 Post by hearthesilence » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:34 am

Chuck Berry has been known to ask for a bag of cash minutes before a show (or in Taylor Hackford's case, the morning he was supposed to film Chuck), and very few people have gotten away with not complying. A very young Harvey Weinstein (before he ever produced a film) was one of them, thanks to two SWAT team members he hired for security.

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#11 Post by hearthesilence » Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:49 am



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Re: The Weinstein Company

#13 Post by tenia » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:58 pm

What a twist.

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#14 Post by Drucker » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:15 pm

Can't wait for the filmed adaptation of this saga.

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#15 Post by Ashirg » Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:20 pm

HBO Films presents a Barry Levinson movie....

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#16 Post by domino harvey » Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:41 pm

Jeff Garlin as Harvey Weinstein is surely a given

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#17 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:16 pm

Good luck getting actresses unless you turn into a Tarentino revenge film.

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#18 Post by zedz » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:36 pm

domino harvey wrote:Jeff Garlin as Harvey Weinstein is surely a given
Hasn't this film already been made?

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#19 Post by djproject » Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:37 am

Drucker wrote:Can't wait for the filmed adaptation of this saga.
Ashirg wrote:HBO Films presents a Barry Levinson movie....
domino harvey wrote:Jeff Garlin as Harvey Weinstein is surely a given
FrauBlucher wrote:Good luck getting actresses unless you turn into a Tarentino revenge film.
This could make an interesting remake of The Player

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#20 Post by colinr0380 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:18 pm

At the very least it needs to have "Portrait" in the title, as that makes anything sound classy!

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Re: The Weinstein Company

#21 Post by djproject » Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:20 pm

colinr0380 wrote:At the very least it needs to have "Portrait" in the title, as that makes anything sound classy!
(laughs) With a *man* in the White House! (laughs) Not likely!

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