Dunkley, Cathy
September 2004
Daily Variety;2004 IFC Special, Vol. 284, p20
Trade Publication
The article informs that with the departure of Jonathan Dolgen from Paramount LLC, many wonder if Paramount Classics will be given more financial freedom to pursue films. But even before the management change at its parent company, shingle had shifted its strategy to pre-buy more pictures than in the past, looking at projects at an earlier stage and buying more territories. However, despite few recent breakout pictures, division heads say the unit has been profitable. The film "Love" will go into theaters on September 17 and Brad Anderson's film "The Machinist" bows in October. INSET: SHORT TAKE.


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