Creator: The Weinstein Company
aka: Weinstein Company
An independent American film studio founded by Harvey and Bob Weinstein in 2005 after the pair left the then-Disney
-owned Miramax Films
. The Dimension Films
label of Miramax followed the brothers to their new company.
for often taking creative control from directors, delaying films, giving them the Invisible Advertising
treatment, and releasing mostly flops (though in recent years, their fortunes have improved with back-to-back Best Picture winners The King's Speech
and The Artist
). Their biggest success to date is Inglourious Basterds
, the 2009 film by Quentin Tarantino
starring Brad Pitt
The company also has sub-labels Dimension Films (for B-movie fare) and Radius (for fare given theatrical and VOD releases, similar to Magnolia and IFC).
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