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Tag: Brett Ratner
March 27, 2014 | 11:00 am
November 11, 2011 | 10:36 am
It’s been a big week for Howard Stern between chatting with ousted Oscars producer Brett Ratner and negotiating with NBC.
Stern, the infamous radio jock, is in talks with NBC to become the next “America’s Got Talent” judge, replacing Piers Morgan.
If he decides to join...
November 9, 2011 | 12:04 pm
Eddie Murphy has withdrawn as host of the Oscars following Brett Ratner’s resignation, which was announced yesterday, according to a press release from The Academy Awards. Murphy starred in Ratner’s recent film Tower Heist. Here is the release:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
November 8, 2011 | 4:17 pm
Brett Ratner, the Blockbuster-director with the big mouth, resigned his role as this year’s Oscar telecast producer yesterday after a PR debacle.
Then this morning, Eddie Murphy, the star of Ratner’s latest film “Tower Heist” resigned his role as host of the 84th annual Academy...
November 7, 2011 | 11:50 pm
Brett Ratner has all the qualities in a man that should make a woman run in the other direction. According to several reports, including here at The Jewish Journal, he has a massive ego, a small penis, and no respect for women. He also likes to throw out gay slurs. He is a Jew, so...
November 4, 2011 | 2:02 pm
August 5, 2011 | 10:56 am
It was announced yesterday that sybaritic director Brett Ratner will produce the next Oscar telecast alongside veteran TV producer Don Mischer.
It is a deliberately diverse duo: Ratner is the forty-something director of action fare like “Rush Hour” and “X-Men: The Last Stand” while...
November 14, 2008 | 1:16 am
Thanks to a leak by producer Avi Lerner and premature reporting by the LA Times, the assumption that Brett Ratner would direct the “Conan” film franchise is just that—presumptuous and untrue.
Sort of. Apparently, budget negotiations are still being hammered out and Ratner insists...
November 8, 2008 | 10:19 pm
October 30, 2008 | 2:17 amBrett Ratner
The Brett Ratner cover story was so telling on so many levels ("Just a Nice Jewish Director," Oct. 24). It was telling of the young female writer in that the very superficiality that she suggests has plagued Ratner's career (the decadence of his home and lifestyle,...
Just a nice Jewish director: Public and private images of Brett Ratner clash in swirl of contradictions
October 22, 2008 | 8:40 pm
August 30, 2007 | 8:00 pm
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