James Ponsoldt is a talented filmmaker. With “The Spectacular Now,” Ponsoldt crafted a film with characters that were so well written, and a story about people that felt completely real – I couldn’t wait to see what came next. “The End of the Tour,” does it again.
With lines around the block the 13th annual Independent Film Festival of Boston started things off with James Ponsoldt’s latest, “The End of the Tour.” The film, based on David Lipsky’s book “Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself” tells the story of Lipsky (played by Jesse Eisenberg) and the time he spent with David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), interviewing him for Rolling Stone.
The film was followed by a Q&A with Director James Ponsoldt, and actor Jason Segel.
The 2015 IFFBoston Lineup is announced! A few days ago we highlighted the opening closing night films, as well as a few spotlights but the full details are in!
This year marks the 13th year of the festival, as always its homeless will be at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Sq, as well as screenings at the Brattle Theatre, Coolidge Corner Theatre, and UMass Boston. The festival will have almost 100 film screenings, Q&A sessions, panel discussions, and a myriad of parties and events.