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REPORT: WEINSTEIN CO. EXPECTING TROUBLE FROM SCIENTOLOGISTS

September 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Weinstein Co., expecting to face protests from members of Scientology over its Paul Thomas Anderson film The Master, has increased security at tonight’s (Thursday) premiere of the movie in New York, MovieLine.com reported today. The New York Post, citing unnamed sources, reported earlier this week that Scientologists have been inundating the distributor with “strange […]

SOUTH KOREAN FILM PIETA WINS AT VENICE

September 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The South Korean drama Pieta has won the Golden Lion Award, the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. But for director Kim Ki-duk, it was a bittersweet victory. The festival was abuzz over reports that the jury had awarded the prize to Kim’s film by default — only because it could not give it […]

WIKILEAKS DOCUMENT FOCUSES ON CRUISE, SCIENTOLOGY

December 17, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

Raising questions about why it was ever stamped “Classified” in the first place, Britain’s Guardian newspaper today (Friday) published a Wikileaks-leaked memo written in 2007 about efforts by officials in Hamburg, Germany to stamp out Scientology. The memo, written by Karen Johnson, the U.S. consul general in Hamburg, said that those efforts had been stepped […]

SCIENTOLOGY RESPONDS TO ANDERSON COOPER’S TV SERIES

July 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The U.S. Church of Scientology has struck back at Anderson Cooper’s week-long “exposé” of the church, complaining that Cooper merely provided a soap box for several former Scientology members who had been dismissed from positions within the church for malfeasance and unstable — and sometimes violent — behavior. In the current issue of Scientology’s Freedom […]