Ira Glass

Review: “Sleepwalk with Me”

Mike Birbiglia’s “Sleepwalk with Me” is structured like a standard narrative feature, but that’s just a thin veil covering what it actually is: a personal essay. Anyone familiar with Birbiglia’s popular stand-up act knows that he has trouble avoiding the titular behavior of the film–he slumbers in a sleeping-bag zipped up to his neck, wearing …

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Weekend Box Office: “2016” beats openers; “Sleepwalk with Me” sizzles on specialty circuit

No, it’s not a sequel to the Roland Emmerich disaster movie, but the conservative doc “2016: Obama’s America” forecasts a future that’s nearly as bleak. Even without big explosions, the film, which was advertised nonstop on talk radio and cable news,  grossed a stunning $6.2 million in its first weekend of wide release. That was …

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