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  1. Toronto: Festival Books First-Night Screening For J.D. Salinger Documentary

    11:27 am 9/4/2013

    The Scotiabank Theater showing follows a buzzy launch for the Weinstein Co. release at Telluride. Read more

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  2. Box Office: 'The Butler' Enjoys Labor Day Upset With $20 Mil; 'One Direction' No. 2 With $18 Mil

    8:40 am 9/2/2013

    UPDATED: The civil rights drama is the first film of 2013 to top the North American box office chart for three consecutive weekends as Hollywood rings out a record summer and Labor Day Weekend; "Getaway," "Closed Circuit" are D.O.A.Read more

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  3. Venice: Weinstein Co. Snaps Up U.S. Rights to 'Tracks,' Marks First Fall Festival Deal

    3:40 pm 9/1/2013

    Directed by John Curran, the movie stars Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver.Read more

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  4. President Reagan's Son Attacks 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    6:00 pm 8/26/2013

    “The real story of the White House butler doesn’t imply racism at all. It’s simply Hollywood liberals wanting to believe something about my father that was never there,” writes Michael Reagan.Read more

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  5. Kentucky Theater Won't Show 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Because of Jane Fonda

    7:04 am 8/23/2013

    The owner refuses to play the film due to her opposition to the Vietnam War, which he trained pilots for.Read more

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  6. The Weinstein Co. Agrees to Exclusive Streaming Deal With Netflix

    6:29 am 8/20/2013

    First-run films will be available solely through the subscription service during their premium pay-TV window, starting with titles released in 2016.Read more

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  7. Controversy Brews Over Increased Security at 'Butler' Screening Outside D.C.

    6:56 am 8/19/2013

    A couple claims the presence of police officers in the theater led them to feel racially profiled; Regal Entertainment says the additional personnel was merely due to the popularity of the film.Read more

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  8. Lee Daniels' The Butler': Reagan Biographers Slam President's Portrayal

    3:02 pm 8/16/2013

    Paul Kengor, author of two books about the 40th president, says some scenes could amount to "Hollywood malpractice" and "ideologically driven fiction."Read more

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  9. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Cast Talk About the Basis for Their Characters (Video)

    6:39 pm 8/13/2013

    Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Oyelowo discuss the real and fictional inspirations for their roles while the film's director speaks about capturing the emotional reality of the civil rights movement.Read more

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  10. 'The Grandmaster' Mixed in Dolby Atmos

    11:52 am 8/13/2013

    The technology "will use sound to transport audiences right into the film action," director Wong Kar-Wai says.Read more

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