Samuel Goldwyn Films News

Not So Pure: Andrew Rossi Investigates Cracks in The IVORY TOWER

2:42 PM 6/9/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Andrew Rossi’s newest documentary, Ivory Tower, looks at the state of higher education in America and sees a system in disrepair. Rossi says the subject at the heart of his work is “disruption. It’s what all my films are about. Whether it’s how technology has changed the New York Times (Page One) or how a family manages their restaurant during a changing economy (Table for One).

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Kevin Kline's 'The Last of Robin Hood' Goes to Samuel Goldwyn Films

feedproxy.google.com – The film, which will be released theatrically in the fall, stars Kline as Errol Flynn and focuses on Flynn's romance with a young starlet, played by Dakota Fanning. 5 years 51 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Review: Anita (A Phoenix From The Ashes)

7:46 PM 3/18/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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A portrait of a reluctant rights advocate and elegant exemplar, the documentary Anita checks in with Anita Hill two decades after her historic Supreme Court testimony indicting prospective Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Even in 1991, sexual harassment in the workplace was described—perhaps in the interest of courtroom neutrality—as one of a hundred un-pleasantries adults just have to suck up (no pun intended).

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Samuel Goldwyn Acquires 'Better Living Through Chemistry'

deadline.com – Samuel Goldwyn has snapped up rights to Better Living Through Chemistry, the Sam Rockwell-starring dark comedy helmed by Geoff Moore and David Posamentier. Rockwell stars as a small town pharmacist whose quiet life is turned upside down when he embarks on a drug and alcohol-fueled affair with a customer (Olivia Wilde). 6 years 12 weeks ago via jackiechan

Ashley Tisdale Joins Nicolas Cage's 'Left Behind'

3:45 PM 1/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Much as we might like to go on believing that the whole "Nicolas Cage is starring in a reboot of that Left Behind movie that starred Kirk Cameron and was inspired by the bestselling evangelical rapture fantasy thriller series" was an eggnog-induced holiday dream, it's actually happening -- and as proof, here's word that the new-look Left Behind cast has grown to include Ashley Tisdale.
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Samuel Goldwyn Picks Up Bandito Brothers' 'Waiting For Lightning'

deadline.com – Samuel Goldwyn Films is proud to announce, as the X Games kick-off, that it is has acquired all U.S. rights to Bandito Brothers’ Waiting For Lightning. The SXSW fan favorite and rousing documentary follows skateboarding legend and action sports pioneer Danny Way on his journey to jump China’s Great Wall, and reveals the passion, grit, determination and psyche behind one of the world’s greatest athletes. 7 years 40 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Exclusive: Poster For 'Robot & Frank' Starring Frank Langella, Liv Tyler & James Marsden

fb.indiewire.com – "Robot & Frank," the feature film debut of commercial director Jake Schreier, premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival where it earned some solid buzz, became a hot acquistion title and was the co-winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize. Well, it will add to the success it earned in Park City as the film continues on festival circuit, hitting Los Angeles this weekend in advance of its release later this summer. 7 years 41 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Samuel Goldwyn Films Takes U.S. On Un Certain Regard Picture 'Renoir'

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deadline.com – Samuel Goldwyn Films has slated a spring 2013 US release for Renoir, which premieres in Cannes later this week. Set on the Côte d’Azur in 1915, Gilles Bourdos’ love story turns around Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jean Renoir and the woman who becomes the painter’s model and the filmmaker’s lover. Veteran French actor Michel Bouquet stars with Vincent Rottiers and Christa Theret. 7 years 46 weeks ago via brucelee

Grassroots

Posted May 16th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Joel David Moore stars as a neophyte politician who hires a recently fired alt weekly reporter (Jason Biggs) to run his campaign against the incumbent (Cedric the Entertainer).

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Samuel Goldwyn Will Release Political Comedy 'Grassroots' Starring Jason Biggs

fb.indiewire.com – Samuel Goldwyn Films has bought U.S. rights to Stephen Gyllenhaal’s "Grassroots" starring Jason Biggs, Lauren Ambrose, Tom Arnold and Cedric The Entertainer. It's the closing-night film of the 2012 Seattle Film Festival, which runs May 17-June 10; the film will open in theaters June 22. Set in 2001 and inspired by true events, "Grassroots" is the story of a political neophyte (Joel David Moore) who wants to take down a Seattle councilman (Cedric the Entertainer) and moves toward victory after he hires a recently fired alt-weekly reporter (Jason Biggs) to run his campaign. 7 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen
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