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My next guest has one only 62 Academy Awards.
Academy Award winning producer and he's got that two films out right now another on the way or you have to do is wait -- the first of the year.
Three potential Oscar candidates.
Is also big supporter President Obama and host of the fund raiser recently for the -- -- that recently back Argus.
With a lot of Hollywood celebrities and high power types as you might expect an attendant.
Joining me now Harvey Weinstein he's co chairman of the Weinstein Co.
along with -- brother.
Good to have you with us to -- you had just -- -- you've got three terrific movies.
Are coming straight out us in the first as we've look -- the hardest.
Which is an homage to of -- silent film era.
And one in much of it's something it's like going silent and it's gotten some of the best reviews have been mainly -- -- today is a glorious day for us.
There's the -- won the New York critics award for best poverty isolation and best director.
I was nominated for five awards today for the independents -- award including about us including those factors Jun Trinidad.
It's amazing and and my week with Marilyn Marilyn Monroe.
It's it's happened to notify me say this is a peculiar story to take on what.
What drew you to that particular subject.
-- and movie.
You know I would like to do snapshots of movies western did the King's -- right snapshots out of that work out.
Okay I'll pick up at a few Oscars a 400 million dollar worldwide gross I don't know for the I don't know what drew you it was good.
No but actually when you think about you make a movie about stuttering it's almost like -- -- black and white silent at the same thing.
It's it I feel like you know Sky Masterson you know and overall -- revise.
You know for battle way but the the thing about what to -- that Marilyn is 23 year old young boy.
You know true story gets his first job working on about Monroe movie that Laurence Olivier is directly in London.
-- now are growing age thirty she's already had three -- her husband walks out on our Arthur Miller true story they had a fight during Merriman.
-- -- kid takes over on the romantic department.
I found that irresistible.
And in the audience are likely through the first the first release what's grameen the first days were very good for that movie.
You're happy we've had a terrific week it's super business it's doing great great word -- -- it keeps building and building and building so really fun entertaining movie.
There is one sometimes as little misconceptions you -- Marilyn and you think the tragedy.
This is before the tragedy in the serious stuff and the creation of Maryland.
And -- and remember Michelle or Norma Jane should exactly very astute because of you know Michelle Williamson -- re search.
Came to a great revelation when she said.
Norma Jean created -- I mean there's -- there's a scene in the movie it's inspired by Michelle's research where she says shall I be now what shall I be.
Because she's being normal that this kid she's just having a date he's being Romeo and Juliet kind of date.
Crowd -- since it should be -- you should those of these errors and she shakes her.
-- -- That much the delight of the crowd -- will.
Taking on the internally Margaret batch.
People across the country is who is we're talking about this is read about this this movie to debut in the inject more.
And Margaret Thatcher are you kidding me to a two of the country's most prominent liberals take drugs so they -- why.
-- the iron lady I think took -- on.
You know you go and we prejudices.
And and you learn things about her that are absolutely glorious she was division and I guess you've probably knew that before I did.
And other religion -- YouTube I know that -- -- and -- you know and I think that you know things that we fought war to -- and she was too tough on people ended up paying off huge dividends.
-- the movie goes both ways in terms of its tough on her.
And -- also celebrates her humanity and also provision.
And sometimes -- with a move like this there's been a couple of conservative MPs -- come out and said you know please drive Harvey back into the Thames where he belongs to.
MM in our other places or other places that -- wanna be -- -- -- family hour and and what you mean or they say that the liberals come out and say oh my god you've -- did you know Margaret Thatcher.
So it's one of those movies where we get -- -- off everybody.
You know except for the conservatives have common -- that it's a superb addition -- with -- -- post said.
I can't believe those two actually made a fair minded movie it's superb and you know fit and you know and it's just been.
And trials that are important to us and counselor at -- critic I mean.
He couldn't have been nicer to -- he's there he's cheering you on and -- is a form some way out of movies but you know what he's such a -- writer.
At all and a lot of the conservatives have come up to -- said my god.
You know meanwhile we heard you guys very you know involved in violating.
-- we thought oh my god is going to be the biggest package government's not.
Who really celebrates her will sit and talk right we also look for these two celebrated indeed.
Tough economic times the box office receipts are not exactly what everyone would like them to be.
How difficult is it to make money in this marketplace what are the prospects -- -- 10% off in the you know from last year and last year was a -- -- but you know I think we're looking at a good Christmas knock on wood.
And just like Black Friday were beginning to see side -- of the recovery.
It's getting there.
And this -- that you like so much in the White House and a -- so much for -- heck are you gonna continue those who feverish efforts in support of his governance.
Absolutely and and I love being on fox.
Because we get a chance to celebrate the bipartisanship from from I know -- bill awaits you I I feel wonderful about having.
Too strong political parties.
That occasionally be very proud to be an independent Barbara great to see -- gonna see all of us all my pastor --