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Jason Segel Enlisted Book Club Buds to Channel David Foster Wallace in 'The End of the Tour'
Judging from conversations and Twitter activity in the moments before the world premiere screening of The End of the Tour at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, there was as much trepidation as there was excitement about the prospect of the life of the late, great author David Foster Wallace being dramatized on film. Yet even though the film, and actor Jason Segel in particular, made great pains to evoke Wallace’s singular way of talking, thinking, and being, it turned out that The End of the Tour is far from a biopic.
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Weird Dads Are the Best Dads: Films for Father's Day
Of all the hackneyed representations of “Dads” in film, none rings more true than the “weird Dad.” Perhaps the notion arrived in tow with our other absurd father fascinations of late – #DadJokes and #DadBods, anyone? This Father’s Day, we take a look at some of the strangest Dads to come through Sundance.