James "The Amazing" Randi is not just a magician -- he's a skeptic, a rather more important calling. As the subject of the documentary An Honest Liar, by Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom, Randi comes across as an alternately engaging and crusty old guy. Show More Summary
photo by Jake Weinstein NYC's historic Roseland Ballroom closed in April, began getting gutted in August, and now its roof has been torn down. The photo above reveals an aerial view of what it looks like now. Once this gradual...
Want fries with that? The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "The Founder," an upcoming drama starring Michael Keaton as McDonald's mogul Ray Kroc, the studio announced Monday with FilmNation Entertainment.
The Weinstein Company has restocked for Oscar season with a $7 million deal for U.S. rights to The Founder, the John Lee Hancock-directed film about fast food pioneer Ray Kroc. Since the announcement passes the freshness date, here,Show More Summary
Clive Owen (The Knick) will make his Broadway debut in a revival of Harold Pinter’s Old Times, directed by Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge (La Cage Aux Folles). Previews for the Roundabout Theatre Company production will begin September...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The legality of the mechanics of Obamacare as implemented comes before the Supreme Court for oral argument this week in King v. Burwell. The issue is one of statutory construction about as difficult as the one that came before the Court in United Steelworkers of America v. Show More Summary
“My Sister, My Sitter” (originally aired 03/01/1997) In which one shouldn’t tell Bart the babysitter’s Lisa... On the DVD commentary track for “My Sister, My Sitter,” co-showrunner Josh Weinstein has his two children in the recording studio. Show More Summary
Famed director David O. Russell went on a tear against Jennifer Lawrence and Harvey Weinstein during the filming of the movie "Joy"... this according to an eyewitness on the set. Reps, however, deny the report.
Famed director David O. Russell went on a tear against Jennifer Lawrence and Harvey Weinstein during the filming of the movie "Joy"... this according to an eyewitness on the set. We're told there was a loud argument Tuesday on the Boston set…
Harvey Weinstein's Oscar campaign playbook has been much imitated over the years — and with "The Imitation Game," he is pulling it out once again. The story of brilliant British mathematician Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), who played a key role in breaking Nazi Germany's Enigma...
Those movers and shakers not on Harvey Weinstein’s Oscar party list (our invite must have gotten lost in the mail), made it to Michael’s for the weekly Wednesday lunch. There was plenty of action in the dining room with talking heads...Show More Summary
"I'm having my own awards dinner that night at the local Diary Queen." Billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett turned down an invitation to the Oscars to eat at Dairy Queen. According to Page Six, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein invited Buffett to Hollywood for the awards ceremony, but Buffet kindly declined for the second time in a row. Show More Summary
J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: R40: Six Best Rush Albums. I’ve always been lukewarm on Rush. I loved Spirit Of The Radio, which came out back when, well, I was doing radio. And my old band in college (with Doug Weinstein, Todd Steed, Larry DeWitte and Scott Scheinbaum) did an excellent version of Fly By Night. But […]
The story within the story of The Weinstein Company’s Best Picture Oscar nominee The Imitation Game is the reality that soon after Alan Turing helped break the Nazi’s Enigma Code that brought an early end to World War II, he was convicted under the UK’s anti-gay laws. Show More Summary
Jake Gyllenhaal is all bundled up while enjoying a walk with his pet pooch Atticus outside of Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Wednesday (February 11) in New York City. The 34-year-old actor is currently performing his latest Broadway show Constellations, which wraps up in the middle of March. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
Earlier this week, Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren paid a visit to the Berlinale for the festival premiere of the Weinstein Co.’s Woman in Gold. It tells the story of a Holocaust survivor reclaiming the titular $135 million Klimt painting, which was owned by her family before being stolen by Nazis.... More »
Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in Woman in Gold, photo by Robert Viglasky, courtesy of The Weinstein Company In his director's statement for the stunning new film Woman in Gold, which world premiered at this year's Berlinale as partShow More Summary
Just a week after the Katy Perry's sharks made their Super Bowl halftime show debut, they're cashing in their fame for some of that sweet, sweet ad money In ESPN's newest spot, SportsCenter anchors Bram Weinstein and John Anderson reveal...Show More Summary
The Super Bowl Halftime-Show Sharks will live on for at least a couple of more minutes, thanks to a new “This is SportsCenter” ad on ESPN starring John Anderson and Bram Weinstein.
The award-winning former staff writer at the Los Angeles Times died Sunday night at home in the Hollywood Hills. Her husband, UC Irvine law professor Henry Weinstein, says that services are pending.