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How come the new movie "Rush" can be called "Rush"...

even though there already was a Rush with Jennifer Jason Leigh, yet The Butler had to be Lee Daniel's The Butler?

by Anonymousreply 1809/07/2013

I'm more concerned people will confuse it with my video for my song "Rush Rush" featuring Keanu Reeves. Not to be confused with Debbie Harry's song "Rush Rush".

by Anonymousreply 109/07/2013

Because Warner Bros wanted to be a little bitch to Harvey.

by Anonymousreply 209/07/2013

Because Ron Howard has too much power for anyone to try to piss him off.

by Anonymousreply 309/07/2013

There have been four studio films entitled "The Fan".

1949, 1981 and 1996.

by Anonymousreply 409/07/2013

I have a feeling it was an ego thing - like that ridiculous title for Precious.

by Anonymousreply 509/07/2013

since Warner brothers had copyrighted the title it was up to them to decide if Harvey Weinstein could use it. Harvey even went to the movie Board of Directors and they turned him down.

by Anonymousreply 609/07/2013

You can't copyright a title.

by Anonymousreply 709/07/2013

copyright might be the wrong word but they did something that allowed the title to be theirs exclusively

by Anonymousreply 809/07/2013

Hurry, hurry lover come to me.

by Anonymousreply 909/07/2013

Tell me about it, OP.

by Anonymousreply 1009/07/2013

"I have a feeling it was an ego thing - like that ridiculous title for Precious."

Wrong. R2 has it right. Studios always have the option to do what Warners did to Weinstein, but they don't bother as ultimately it wouldn't pass muster legally. But since the film was about to come out, time was on Warners' side and they decided to make trouble.

The PRECIOUS title was a last-minute change from PUSH (the title of the original novel) as there had been another film earlier the same year called PUSH (a sci-fi POS with Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning).

by Anonymousreply 1109/07/2013

There have been two Crash movies.

by Anonymousreply 1209/07/2013

This movie should be about us!

by Anonymousreply 1309/07/2013

You can't copyright / trademark a title

by Anonymousreply 1409/07/2013

Well R14 Warner did do something to keep the title.

by Anonymousreply 1509/07/2013

Warners was being petty. Everybody loathes (and fears) Harvey.

by Anonymousreply 1609/07/2013

there was an awesome movie called UNDER THE SKIN made around the late 90s, but now there's a new movie called that?

by Anonymousreply 1709/07/2013

It was an MPAA arbitration, r15.

by Anonymousreply 1809/07/2013
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