Tag Archives: John Battsek

Harvey Weinstein up in arms as ‘The Tillman Story’ gets an R-rating

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Distributor Harvey Weinstein, director Amir Bav Lev, and producer John Battsek is up in arms today because their upcoming documentary, “The Tillman Story,” has been slapped with an R-rating for ‘excessive language’. Apparently, the critically-acclaimed look into the death of Pat Tillman in Afghanistan and subsequent[...]

Weinsteins to fight MPAA over “Tillman Story” rating

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Documentary filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev and producer John Battsek will appear before the Motion Picture Association of America’s Classification & Rating Administration board in Los Angeles this morning to argue against the R rating applied to their upcoming documentary, “The Tillman Story.” Directed by Bar-Lev (“My Kid[...]

Jimmy Fallon celebrates Rolling Stones with performances by Green Day, Phish

HollywoodNews.com: “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” will host a weeklong celebration of the Rolling Stones beginning May 10, saluting the re-release of the band’s 10th studio album “Exile on Main Street.” Regarded as one of the greatest albums in rock ‘n’ roll history and one of the most defining of[...]