Over the 15 month shooting process, Hamilton gave the filmmakers access to his contacts and gave Kennedy control. He handed over his story and Rolodex so Rory could do what she wanted to do,” said Bailey.
This is a very busy weekend for Specialty theatrical debuts.
With well over a dozen new titles heading onto the big screen starting Friday, Phase One of awards season is clearly in full swing, with one insider in New York commenting this week, “Apparently the theatrical business is still healthy.” In the debut mix is Sony Pictures Classics’ Director-writer: Peter Landesman Cast: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas, Josh Lucas, Tony Goldwyn, Michael C.
“It’s a crap shoot with low-budget movies,” said Gilreath.
“Sometimes you have inexperienced people, sometimes it’s a mix. Tim Shurstedt is a veteran and he brought in a lot of guys who had just finished shooting Silicon Valley.” The film debuted at the SXSW Film Festival in March. “We’ve known [Magnolia exec] John von Thaden for years,” said Gilreath. They know how to treat a film like this with proper messaging and a proper release.” Magnolia Pictures is opening at the Arclight Hollywood and The Landmark in L. as well as in New York at BAM, Lincoln Plaza and the Quad Cinemas.
One of the brothers is thought to be dead but only resurfaces stronger after living life on the streets to reunite with his family over a sequence of events and twist of fate.
Genetically bound by reflexes both the brother’s lives interlink in strange ways and a comedy of errors.
The true identity of the secret informant remained a mystery and source of much public curiosity and speculation for more than 30 years.
That is until, in 2005, special agent Mark Felt shockingly revealed himself as the tipster.
“We had been tracking the film for a long time,” said SPC co-president Michael Barker.
“We felt that considering everything that’s going on in the United States right now, there’s an appropriateness to this film.” The title centers on Deep Throat, the nickname given to the notorious whistleblower for one of the greatest scandals of all time, Watergate.
He was clear from the beginning this was hers to tell and he trusted her.” debuted at the Sundance Film Festival this past January. We hope people will see the big waves on the big screen, surrounded by the sounds of the ocean.” Bailey and Kennedy noted that the film had beach screenings at the Maui Film Festival as well as the Newport Film Festival, while Alec Baldwin moderated a talk in Montauk after a screening of the feature during the Hamptons Film Festival’s summer doc series. The company was looking for comedy for its 2017 release slate, and director David Dhawan, “Has delivered [many] commercial comedy blockbusters in the last 20 years,” according to FIP exec Rohit Sharma.