Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Raise High the Box Office, Carpenters
Weinstein company announces it will release this week an updated "special edition" of its not-so-special J.D. Salinger doc, adding detail about his relationship with very young women over the years. Seems inspired by criticism from one of those women, who is featured in the doc, that the film downplays the emotional damage he did to the women. Also, Weinstein now promises a drama also on Salinger, pre-Catcher. Milking it.
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