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‘The End of the Tour’ Shut Out of Golden Globes, but Receiving Other Award Nominations
‘The End of the Tour’ Shut Out of Golden Globes, but Receiving Other Award Nominations
The End of the Tour, starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. When the film premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January 2015, it received excellent reviews and some Oscar buzz. The film did not receive any Golden Globe nominations today, but it has had some success with other film awards.
David Lipsky Discusses ‘The End of the Tour’ and David Foster Wallace [Audio]
David Lipsky Discusses ‘The End of the Tour’ and David Foster Wallace [Audio]
This week, I had the opportunity to speak with award-winning author David Lipsky. In 1996, Lipsky spent five days with author David Foster Wallace during Wallace's book tour for Infinite Jest to write a story for Rolling Stone. Those five days are the subject of the new movie The End of the Tour. Lipsky discusses the first time he experienced Wallace's writing, the time they spent together, The En
Grand Rapids DJs Review ‘The End of the Tour’
Grand Rapids DJs Review ‘The End of the Tour’
The End of the Tour is set for limited release on July 31. The movie has earned great reviews, even Oscar buzz, at Sundance Film Festival and other select screenings. Some of The End of the Tour was shot in the radio studios and offices of Townsquare Media Grand Rapids, which is home to 100.5 The River, 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7, Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR and 1410 AM The Touch. A few of Townsquare Med
Jason Segel Is Working on a ‘Lego Movie’ Spinoff
Jason Segel Is Working on a ‘Lego Movie’ Spinoff
The LEGO Movie proved audiences’ appetite for charming, mildly subversive animated movies about talking toys. Now Warner Bros. is testing that appetite with a whole line of LEGO movies. There already announced Ninjago film in 2016, a Lego Batman Movie in 2017, and The Lego Movie 2 in 2018. Per The Hollywood Reporter, that onslaught will also includes a fourth film, a LEGO spinoff titled The Billion Brick Race, which will be co-written and directed by Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Muppets’ Jason Segel.
Oscar Buzz
Oscar Buzz
"The End of the Tour" premiered to great reviews at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in January. Many reviews are calling Jason Segel's performance one of the highlights of the film and worthy of an Oscar.
Michigan Films at Sundance
Michigan Films at Sundance
Two of the most talked-about movies at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah were filmed in Michigan. "The End of The Tour" was filmed in Grand Rapids. "It Follows" was filmed in Detroit and surrounding communities including Sterling Heights, Royal Oak, and Clawson. The films are receiving excellent reviews and even early Oscar talk.
Director James Ponsoldt on 'The End of the Tour'
Director James Ponsoldt on 'The End of the Tour'
“The End of the Tour” premiered Sundance Film Festival with a showing at Eccles Center Theatre in Park City, Utah, on Friday night. The film opened to excellent reviews. Director James Ponsoldt discusses the film in a lengthy interview released by Kilburn Media and Strategy PR, including why "The End of the Tour" inspired him, preparation for the movie, on-screen relationships by the cas

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