INSIGHT — Film investing puts your money where your marquee is

By Beth Pinsker

Looking for a win-win situation for investing your money? You might be enticed to try something like “Win Win.”

That indie wrestling movie with a heart, starring Paul Giamatti, was made for around $10 million, played at Sundance in January and then hit multiplexes in March, where it racked up a profit at the box office in the U.S. and is just about to hit the secondary market of cable, On Demand and DVD. It’s the kind of film that makes would-be Hollywood moguls pull out their checkbooks, hoping for a little touch of glamour and a big payout…

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