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Bart & Fleming: Donald Trump, Billy Bush, Nate Parker & Karma

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business.
BART: Talk about a difficult birth; I can’t recall one as troubled as that of The Birth Of A Nation. Nine months after the standing ovations at Sundance, the major critics delivered mixed reviews, leading to a soft $7 million opening. The headline-from-hell atop the New York Times review…

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