Tag Archives: Freakonomics

The Weinstein Co. launches new label to bring new content to new platforms

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that Tom Quinn and Jason Janego have joined forces with TWC Co-Chairmen Harvey and Bob Weinstein to create a new TWC label to bring new films and other specialty entertainment to audiences simultaneously across multiple digital and traditional platforms. Quinn and Janego will[...]

Exclusive clips from “‘Superman,'” “Freakonomics” find their way online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some high-powered documentaries are about to enter the marketplace after drumming up support on the festival circuit … and now we have exclusive clips from each feature. The push for a more effective public education system is getting a ton of attention thanks toi recent contributions[...]

Hulu hosts free ‘Freakonomics’ clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m currently reading Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner’s “Freakonomics,” and loving the duo’s insights. A recent chapter compared school teachers to sumo wrestler to explain why cheating is prevalent in society. Another chapter linked the Ku Klux Klan to real estate agents … and it[...]

Renee Zellweger, Amanda Seyfried tapped for Tribeca gala premieres

The Tribeca Film Festival today announced that “Freakonomics” will serve as the closing gala of the Festival on April 30. A suitable film for these trying economic times, “Freakonomics” adapts the bestselling book “Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Exposes the Hidden Side of Everything” by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.[...]