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  1. Brett Ratner on How His Homeless Father Inspired His Nonprofit Work

    10:00 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    The director, a board member of Chrysalis, an L.A. nonprofit that helps the homeless find work, photographs some of its clients. READ MORE

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  2. Brett Ratner Photographs Clients of L.A. Homeless Employment Nonprofit Chrysalis

    9:58 am PDT 07/25/2012
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    Director/producer Brett Ratner serves on the board of Chrysalis, an L.A. non-profit founded in 1984 that helps the homeless find work. Ratner, whose own father was homeless, takes personal portraits of some of the homeless men and women to find help from the organization, which has provided employment assistance to 42,000 people over the years. READ MORE

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  3. Marty Singer Breaks Down the Art of the Cease-and-Desist Letter

    8:30 am PDT 07/18/2012
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    The superlawyer threatened New York Magazine over a 2011 article about Brett Ratner. READ MORE

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  4. Warren Beatty, Brett Ratner Recall Memories at Beverly Hills Hotel During 100-Year Celebration Weekend

    2:58 pm PDT 06/17/2012
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    Prince sneaks in nearly unseen as famous past and present guests celebrate the milestone by listening to Bill Cosby tell stories and playfully conduct a jazz band and enjoying a five-song set by Mary J. Blige. READ MORE

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  5. Brett Ratner, Sony Teaming on 'I Want My MTV' Big Screen Adaptation

    5:59 pm PDT 03/16/2012
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    A film about the early days of the music network will be based on the hit book. READ MORE

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  6. Billy Crystal's Oscar Blackface: Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Daughter '100 Percent Certain My Father Is Smiling' (Exclusive)

    5:00 am PST 03/01/2012
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    Tracey Davis, daughter of the late Rat Packer, also tells THR that her dad "would have dug hanging out with Justin Bieber." READ MORE

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  7. Where Hollywood's Art World Partied During Oscar Week

    9:56 am PST 02/28/2012
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    L.A.'s art scene has its own unofficial Oscar Week, which drew James Franco, Mila Kunis, John Waters, Vera Wang and more to three days of openings, dinners and after-parties. READ MORE

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  8. On Eve of Oscars, Academy Chief Dawn Hudson Breaks Silence, Answers Critics: 'I Don't Think Change Is Easy' (Exclusive)

    9:00 am PST 02/22/2012
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    Heading into the first Academy Awards under Hudson's leadership, she and COO Ric Robertson reveal the Brett  Ratner backstory, address the white-male problem and discuss their ambitious agenda READ MORE

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  9. Brett Ratner to Direct GLAAD Public Service Videos (Exclusive Photo)

    11:06 am PST 02/15/2012
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    Following outrage over his use of an anti- gay slur, the director will helm a new series of star-studded PSAs to support equality. READ MORE

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  10. THR Poll: Oscar Viewers Prefer Eddie Murphy Over Billy Crystal as Show Host

    11:16 am PST 11/16/2011
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    An exclusive survey shows the "Analyze This" star’s appeal "is significantly older, female and conservative." READ MORE

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  11. ABC Seeking $1.6-1.7 Million for This Year's Oscar Ad Spots

    12:59 pm PST 11/15/2011
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    The figures for its 2012 broadcast (being hosted by Billy Crystal) are down slightly from the previous show which started at $1.7 million. READ MORE

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  12. 'Glee's' Jane Lynch Wasn't Offended by Brett Ratner's Gay Slur

    9:44 am PST 11/15/2011
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    The recent Emmy host "feels bad" for the director, says everything is going to offend at least somebody. READ MORE

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  13. Oscar Shake-up: Hollywood Weighs In on New Host Billy Crystal, Producer Brian Grazer

    7:05 pm PST 11/13/2011
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    UPDATED: "The Muppets" star Amy Adams, former producer Adam Shankman and current producer Don Mischer are among sharing their opinions about Eddie Murphy's and Brett Ratner's replacements. READ MORE

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  14. FEINBERG'S 5: Billy Crystal, AFI Fest, 'The Iron Lady,' 'Margin Call,' Morgan Freeman

    4:03 pm PST 11/12/2011
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    THR's awards expert Scott Feinberg summarizes the five awards-related stories from the past week that every self-respecting movie buff needs to know about. READ MORE

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  15. FEINBERG & FRIENDS, Ep. 6: Scott & Awards Daily's Sasha Stone on Awards Race (Audio)

    5:13 pm PST 11/11/2011
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    A chat about 'J. Edgar' and 'Tintin' at AFI Fest; growing buzz for 'Hugo'; Oscar prospects for 'Harry Potter,' Andy Serkis, and Melissa McCarthy; and more. READ MORE

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  16. Brett Ratner Breaks Twitter Silence Following Oscars Exit

    9:12 am PST 11/11/2011
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    The “Tower Heist” director used his account to honor the late Heavy D… and promote his latest film. READ MORE

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  17. Billy Crystal Replaces Eddie Murphy for Oscars: What Hollywood is Saying

    8:19 am PST 11/11/2011
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    The eight-time Academy Awards host will return to the stage on Feb. 26 with producer Brian Grazer tapped to stand in for Brett Ratner. READ MORE

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  18. Who's to Blame for the 'Tower Heist'-Oscar Debacle? (Analysis)

    7:23 pm PST 11/10/2011
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    Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy's Academy Awards fates seem to have been tied to their film's weak showing. READ MORE

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  19. Billy Crystal to Host the Oscars

    1:53 pm PST 11/10/2011
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    UPDATED: The Academy confirms that the actor-comedian, who first broke the news via Twitter, will replace Eddie Murphy. Crystal previously presided over the telecast eight times. READ MORE

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  20. Brian Grazer: 5 Things to Know About Brett Ratner’s Oscar Replacement

    8:23 am PST 11/10/2011
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    The “J. Edgar” producer has been tapped to join Don Mischer for the 84th Academy Awards on Feb. 26. READ MORE

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  21. Ricky Gervais Offers to Host Oscars Following Eddie Murphy, Brett Ratner Exits

    7:00 am PST 11/10/2011
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    The comic suggests a “two for one offer,” as he mulls a Golden Globes return. READ MORE

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