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    Review: Why 'Joe' Is a Comeback for Nicolas Cage and David Gordon Green

    "Joe" is the very definition of a return to form.

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    Why Roadside Attractions Is the Right Distributor to Handle Justin Simien's College Satire 'Dear White People' (VIDEO)

    With a solid target audience of college students and millennials, it will be fascinating to see how Roadside Attractions handles the release of marketer-turned-filmmaker Justin Simien's cutting racial satire "Dear White People," given that the Sundance prize-winner started out as a provocative conce...

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    Watch: David Gordon Green Goes Back to Gritty Drama With 'Joe' Trailer, Starring Nicolas Cage

    You'd be hard pressed to single out a contemporary filmmaker who took a detour more surprising than the one David Gordon Green did. This year he looks to continue his indie comeback with the hard-hitting drama "Joe," based on the gritty novel by Larry Brown.

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    Who Needs an Oscar Nod? 'Gloria' Scores Strong Initial Numbers Along with 'Stranger by the Lake' and 'Visitors'

    The new year has its first subtitled success with the strong opening of Chile Oscar submission "Gloria" (Roadside Attractions), which did not make the Foreign Language shortlist. Opening with a higher per screen average than "No," Chile's nominee last year (starring Gael Garcia Bernal), "Gloria" ben...

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    Dustin Smith Moves from Roadside to Gravitas In Time for Sundance

    As the 2014 Sundance Film Festival is about to kick off, Gravitas Ventures is launching Gravitas Theatrical, aimed to intensify the company’s focus on theatrical release campaigns. Set to head this new division as VP is Dustin Smith, formerly at Roadside Attractions for almost a decade as VP of Acqu...

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    For Your Consideration: Breaking Down the 2013 Oscar Race, Distributor By Distributor

    It's mid-October and all but a few studios bidding for this year's Oscar glory have laid their cards out for all to see, either in theaters or in festivals ("Saving Mr. Banks," "American Hustle," "The Monuments Men" and -- maybe -- "The Wolf of Wall Street" are more or less the final four potential ...

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    Review: Robert Redford's Strangest Role Of His Career, In J.C. Chandor's 'All Is Lost,' Might Be His Best

    Redford's performance defines the movie to an almost shockingly experimental degree.

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    TIFF: My Own Private Toronto Film Festival

    Late as usual. People are attending MIPCOM in Cannes and in November AFM in Santa Monica, and I’m only now getting around to writing about my own private Toronto. I chose films I would not be able to see soon in a theater near me and I chose films because my schedule permitted me to see them. Occasi...

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    Roadside to Open 'Gimme Shelter,' Starring Vanessa Hudgens and Rosario Dawson, in January

    Ahead of its world premiere at the Heartland Film Festival on October 17th, Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to Ronald Krauss' "Gimme Shelter," starring Vanessa Hudgens, Brendan Fraser, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones and Ann Dowd ("Compliance"). The company plans to open it nationwide...

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    Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno' Gets Picked Up, Sequel In The Works & More TIFF Acquistions

    The feeding frenzy that is the backstage wheeling-and-dealing at a major film festival has come to Toronto, and bobbing up from the churning waters are a number of intriguing bodies... We hear from our friends at Hitfix that CBS Films has nabbed “The F Word,” not (sadly?) the feature-length Gordon R...

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