(NOV 1, 2006) Merissa Marr of the Wall Street Journal writes this article about the Weinstein Brothers, Post-Miramax, and their ambitious plans to create a multifaceted media company:
(EXCERPT) Harvey and Bob Weinstein’s huge personalities and in-your-face style of running Miramax Films from 1979 to 2005 inspired novels, cartoons and television characters. Far from conventional in their tactics, they earned a take-no-prisoners reputation when it came to doing business.
But for the past year, the brothers have toned it down a bit. After acrimoniously parting ways with Miramax parent Walt Disney Co. just over a year ago, the Weinsteins have kept a low profile as they put together their new venture, Weinstein Co.