- Business InsiderAug 03 10:11 AM
"Biopic" is a short-hand term for a biographical film which covers the life of a real-life figure. These films, sometimes epic in scope, have always been popular, especially with Oscar voters. Look at best picture winners "Lawrence of Arabia", "Gandhi", "Braveheart", and "The King's Speech." The typical biopic model seems to be the birth-to-death story, which was sort of run into the ground ...
- Los Angeles TimesAug 01 04:41 PM
The role as author David Foster Wallace seems to have come at just the right moment for Jason Segel.
- Time MagazineJul 31 08:38 AM
What to read before seeing the movie
- Coming SoonAug 03 06:40 AM
Switching gears to play the highly-acclaimed author The post Jason Segel on Playing David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour appeared first on ComingSoon.net .
- NPRJul 31 09:31 AM
The movie, which draws from journalist David Lipsky's interviews with Wallace in 1996, offers an intriguing (if not altogether convincing) portrait of the Infinite Jest author.
- Time MagazineJul 30 03:26 PM
One of the writer's one-time editors looks back on their work together
- Time MagazineJul 31 09:06 AM
"In a time of unprecedented comfort and pleasure and ease, there was a real sort of sadness about the country," Wallace told TIME
Playing David Foster Wallace in 'The End of the Tour' made Jason Segel reflect on the nature of celebrityKPCC PasadenaJul 31 03:58 PM
Trailer for "The End of the Tour" starring Jason Segel. Movieclips Trailers (via YouTube)
- NPRJul 31 02:01 AM
Instead of telling the author's life story, the film (which the Wallace estate does not approve of) focuses on five days in 1996 during the publicity tour for Infinite Jest.
- NPRJul 31 10:22 AM
The film, called "The End Of The Tour," is based on David Lipsky's five-day road trip with the late author in 1996.
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