The End of the Tour

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[Thanks to Paul Jesson for contributing.]

The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and novelist David Foster Wallace is full of cinematic references. The characters visit Mall of America to watch a movie.

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They watch John Woo’s Broken Arrow (1996). Moments later, when they leave the screen, several posters are noticed.

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Joe Johnston’s Jumanji (1996).

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Ang Lee’s Sense and Sensibility (1995).

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Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s The City of Lost Children (1995) – this screenshot was grabbed from DVD’s extras/behind the scenes.

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They’re also watching two movies at home. The first is Betty Thomas’  TV movie, The Late Shift (1996).

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The second is John Cromwell’s Algiers (1938).

Scenes from James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour (2015).

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