Roadside/Liddell pick up ‘Albert Nobbs’ for Fall release

Posted by · 2:33 pm · July 5th, 2011

It figures the day after I offer up my first set of Oscar predictions, a film I have an eye on as a potential awards vehicle finds distribution. Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainment have picked up Rodrigo García’s “Albert Nobbs” for a fall release, and with it, you can bet a campaign for actress Glenn […]

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Bardem on his role in González Iñárritu’s “masterpiece”

Posted by · 3:10 pm · September 28th, 2010

Following Mexico’s submission of “Biutiful” to the Academy yesterday, I wrote that I’m sceptical about the film’s chances of nabbing a Best Foreign Language Film nod — but if Roadside Attractions really put some welly into their campaign, a Best Actor nomination for Javier Bardem is looking quite conceivable. As a contender, the performance comes […]

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TIFF: Lionsgate picks up ‘Rabbit Hole’ for 2010 Oscar season

Posted by · 11:59 am · September 16th, 2010

Man, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are getting ON IT this year.  First Roadside rolled out the early buzz on “Winter’s Bone,” then it picked up Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Biutiful.” Soon after, Lionsgate announced a fall release for Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” and grabbed Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator” through Roadside for a 2011 release. Well, […]

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TIFF: Lionsgate/Roadside grabs ‘Conspirator,’ Hawkins belle of the ball, Black’s melodramatic upbringing

Posted by · 10:26 am · September 15th, 2010

It seems Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator” has become the first significant sell of Toronto (a few things have been picked up here and there already).  Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions (which is really stepping it up this year) have nailed down the domestic rights, but go ahead and strike the film from your longlists.  It won’t […]

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‘Biutiful’ goes to Roadside, ‘Good Things’ to Magnolia

Posted by · 12:37 pm · August 25th, 2010

This announcement has been imminent for a couple of weeks now, but I guess the i’s (and lowercase j’s) and t’s are finally crossed and dotted. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Biutiful” will be distributed by Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainmnet.  Roadside also has indie “Winter’s Bone” in the mix this year and got its awards season […]

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