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Christopher White, Daniel Barrett, Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Matthew Butler, John Frazier, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, John Logan, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon, Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan, Annie Mumolo, Kristin Wiig, J.C. Chandor, Asghar Farhadi

Again, F The Academy Awards

I can’t believe I got up at 5:30 this morning for nothing. Bob Iger gets up at 5:30 every morning to hang upside-down from a bar like a bat. I’m not a whack job like he is – I sleep until a normal hour. But…

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Dear Hollywood Foreign Press – F Off

JESUS CHRIST! Who the fuck do you have to blow or bribe in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to getting a stupid Golden Globe nomination?! These nominations are abominations. “Birdman” – seriously? “The Imitation Game”? What the hell is a Benedict Cumberbatch! Is that a…

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Manka Bros. Is Not Attending The Sundance Film Festival

To all the acquisition and distribution executives at Manka Highbrow, Manka Dogma, Manka Docs and the new Manka Mumblecore – due to the shitty year you all had in 2011, you will not be attending the Sundance Film Festival this year. If you desperately feel the need to attend in order to bid on a…

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The Producers Guild Can Suck It

And while I’m at it – the Hollywood Foreign Press can suck it, too! So, this morning I returned to the studio from a month long vacation at my house in the Seychelles – feeling relaxed, very tan and ready to make 2012 the biggest…

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Content Is Still King – But Only BIG Content

Good morning. Today, before I go pound Slivovitz shots with the gamer geeks at E3 (more on that tomorrow), I am announcing – with the full cooperation of Robin Rafe – President of the Manka Bros. Theatrical Group – a complete strategy shift in the…

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Manka Bros. Will Not Attend 2011 Sundance Film Festival

To all the acquisition and distribution executives at Manka Highbrow, Manka Dogma, Manka Docs and the new Manka Mumblecore – due to the absolutely shitty year you all had in 2010, you will not be attending the Sundance Film Festival this year. If you desperately…

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Dinner With Harvey Weinstein

Last night, I received a somewhat desperate call from Harvey Weinstein. He said he wanted to take me out to dinner and discuss something that could be incredibly beneficial to both our companies. I could tell this was going to be a disastrous meeting. Since…