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  1. Brett Ratner Spoofed by 'Happy Endings' Actor for Funny or Die (Video)

    8:45 am PST 11/09/2011
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    Adam Pally channels the disgraced Oscar producer in a new clip, poking fun at a few of his latest offensive comments. READ MORE

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  2. THR Poll: Oscar Viewers Want Eddie Murphy as Host

    8:14 am PST 11/09/2011
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    Following Brett Ratner's sudden departure as producer of the 84th Academy Awards, the "Tower Heist" star remains mum about his hosting gig. READ MORE

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  3. Brett Ratner, Allan Carr and the Home That Unites the Disgraced Oscar Producers

    7:44 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    Carr, who was gay, and Ratner, who is straight, both crossed the line with the Academy while residing at Hilhaven Lodge. READ MORE

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  4. Brett Ratner's Oscar Exit Sparks Passionate Reactions Around the Web

    5:40 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    The Academy is both praised and criticized for the move, which comes on the heels of several offensive comments from the director, while many make quips at his expense. READ MORE

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  5. Brett Ratner Out as Oscar Show Producer (Exclusive)

    3:45 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    In recent days, the "Tower Heist" director said that "rehearsal is for fags" and discussed his sex life on Howard Stern's radio show. READ MORE

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  6. 'Tower Heist' Director Brett Ratner Issues Apology for Gay Slur

    2:04 pm PST 11/07/2011
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    The filmmaker came under fire after saying "rehearsal is for fags" during a screening of Universal’s new film. READ MORE

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  7. Brett Ratner and Olivia Munn in Strange Feud Over X-Rated Claim

    1:56 pm PDT 11/04/2011
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    The "Tower Heist" director confirms relationship with the actress while promoting the film, but refutes the more lewd claims from her memoir. READ MORE

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  8. Hollywood Courts Wall Street Protesters in String of New Movies

    4:00 am PDT 11/04/2011
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    "Tower Heist," "Harold & Kumar" and "In Time" are resonating with protesters, and that's just fine with filmmakers and cast members. READ MORE

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  9. New Movie Reviews: 'Tower Heist,' 'A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,' 'The Son of No One' Hitting Theaters

    9:00 pm PDT 11/03/2011
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    What is THR's critical take on the films getting released Friday? READ MORE

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  10. Box Office Preview: Brett Ratner's Star-Packed 'Tower Heist' Hopes to Steal $30 Mil Opening

    7:39 pm PDT 11/03/2011
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    Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Matthew Broderick's film is set to win the weekend race over the first holiday film of the season, stoner comedy "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas." READ MORE

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  11. Eddie Murphy in 'Tower Heist': What the Critics Are Saying

    4:30 pm PDT 11/03/2011
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    "This is the rude, confrontational, wiseass Murphy audiences have nearly forgotten after all the silly kid comedies and heavy-makeup outings of recent years," writes THR's Todd McCarthy. READ MORE

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  12. AFM 2011: Robert Weide's 'Woody Allen: A Documentary' Sells U.S. DVD, Digital Rights to New Video

    6:12 pm PDT 11/02/2011
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    Films We Like has acquired Canadian rights as the Submarine Entertainment and HanWay Films production is looking for international buyers in Santa Monica. READ MORE

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  13. Melissa Watkins Trueblood Joins Oscar Show Team as Talent Producer

    12:44 pm PDT 10/31/2011
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    Danette Herman, who has handled that role in the past, will serve as a consultant to the 84th and 84th Academy Awards. READ MORE

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  14. FEINBERG & FRIENDS, Ep. 4: Scott & Gold Derby's Tom O'Neil on the Awards Race (Audio)

    1:23 pm PDT 10/26/2011
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    A chat about winners and losers at the Hollywood Awards, the importance (or lack thereof) of the Gothams, kids, animals, and sex at the Oscars, and much more. READ MORE

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  15. Eddie Murphy in 'Beverly Hills Cop 4': Director Isn't Giving Up

    12:00 pm PDT 10/26/2011
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    The star may have already moved on, but Brett Ratner is holding out. READ MORE

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  16. Madonna's Early Diva Days, Riveting Tales of Disco, Drugs and 80s Excess Highlight Nile Rodgers' Memoir

    11:43 am PDT 10/19/2011
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    "Le Freak," out this week, chronicles the Chic singer and mega-producer's rags-to-riches rise with colorful anecdotes about David Bowie, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and other stars of the time. READ MORE

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  17. Giant Theater Chain Cinemark Threatens to Boycott Universal's 'Tower Heist'

    4:42 pm PDT 10/06/2011
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    Cinemark says it won't carry Brett Ratner's action-comedy if Universal moves ahead with a controversial premium VOD test that would make the film available in homes for $59.99 three weeks after its Nov. 4 theatrical release. READ MORE

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  18. Brett Ratner Not Involved in $59.99 VOD 'Tower Heist' Test

    6:47 pm PDT 10/05/2011
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    Universal and parent company Comcast are making the director's action-comedy available in homes three weeks after it opens in theaters. READ MORE

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  19. Universal to Offer 'Tower Heist' on Early VOD for $59.99

    3:14 pm PDT 10/05/2011
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    Comcast customers in Portland and Atlanta can watch the Ben Stiller-Eddie Murphy-Matthew Broderick action comedy in their homes only three weeks after its theatrical debut. READ MORE

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  20. Eddie Murphy Will 'Deliver' as Oscars Host, Say Show Producers (Q&A)

    6:07 pm PDT 09/06/2011
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    EPs Brett Ratner and Don Mischer reveal to The Hollywood Reporter that the comedian's decision to come aboard "literally just came over the weekend." READ MORE

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