Kaufman, Anthony
September 2007
Daily Variety;9/10/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 49, pA18
Trade Publication
The article provides information about Magnolia Pictures, a film production company in the U.S. The company's executives include Eamonn Bowles, Tom Quinn and Jeff Reichert. After topping in late 2005 with "The World's Fastest Indian," their new releases did not catch on as much as people hoped for. Their latest top grosser film is "The Host" which earned $2.2 million.


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