10 Questions for Harvey Weinstein

More than any other modern movie mogul, Miramax's Harvey Weinstein has changed the film industry, taking small, independent films out of the art-house ghetto and into the mainstream. He has also been skewered in a new book for his fearsome temper and ego. He talked with Time's Jeffrey Ressner about that reputation, and a Miramax film that suffered an unexpected snub.

MIRAMAX GOT 15 OSCAR NOMINATIONS, BUT COLD MOUNTAIN WAS IGNORED FOR BEST PICTURE. WHAT HAPPENED? I opened the movie at Christmastime so I could hopefully get Oscar nominations to fuel the box office. With the early [Oscar voting] this year,...

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