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Tuesday, June 30, 2015::"Me And Earl And The Dying Girl" Director On Filmmaking, Grief, And Why High School Cafeterias Are Hell

The movie is called Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, so you get the idea: it’s a quippy, almost flippant title about someone with a fatal illness.

http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2015/06/30/3675376/earl-dying-girl-director-filmmaking-grief-high-school-cafeterias-hell/


Sunday, June 26, 2015::Movie review: "Me and Earl" proves books can become good movies

At the end of the novel “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” the character of Greg Gaines insists, “When you convert a good book to a film, stupid things happen.”

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movie-reviews/2015/06/26/Movie-review-Me-and-Earl-proves-books-can-become-good-movies/stories/201506260002


Sunday, June 28, 2015::"Me and Earl's" Film-Spoof Specialists

Sometimes art is autobiographical; other times, it simply comes coincidentally close to life.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/me-and-earls-film-spoof-specialists-1435539327


Friday, June 26, 2015::Pittsburgh-shot "American Ninja Warrior" episode to air June 29

The Pittsburgh episode of “American Ninja Warrior” will air at 8 p.m. June 29 on NBC.

http://triblive.com/aande/moreaande/8634016-74/american-episode-june#axzz3dz9TqMV8


Thursday, June 25, 2015::Inside the DIY Mini-Films of "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl"

A movie centered around artistic, angsty highschool loner, suddenly confronted with a classmate suddenly diagnosed with cancer seems like a minefield of cliches waiting to happen, but Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's Sundance favorite, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, which won both the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize, flouts the formula with engrossing performances, heartfelt moments, and Mike Nichols-worthy characters.

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/exclusive-inside-the-diy-mini-films-of-me-and-earl-and-the-dying-girl


Thursday, June 25, 2015::Cast, crew of “Me and Earl” reunites for Pittsburgh premiere

Pittsburgh rolled out the red carpet and threw on black tie attire to welcome back the cast and crew of “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” at the AMC Loews Waterfront theater on June 16th.

http://www.pittnews.com/arts_and_entertainment/article_74967dba-1b92-11e5-a479-ef2dad541218.html


Thursday, June 18, 2015::John Green’s ‘Let It Snow’ Movie Lands 2016 Release Date From Universal

Universal Pictures will release “Let It Snow,” based on the short story collection by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle, on Dec. 9, 2016, the studio announced Thursday.

http://www.thewrap.com/john-greens-let-it-snow-movie-lands-2016-release-date-from-universal/


Wednesday, June 24, 2015::"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" director found Pittsburgh picture-perfect

The location tour for “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” was expected to start in Pittsburgh and move to the village of Nyack, N.Y., and end there.

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2015/06/24/Director-found-Pittsburgh-picture-perfect/201506240025


Wednesday, June 24, 2015::Talking about death about at the Pittsburgh premiere of "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl"

It’s the Pittsburgh premiere of the locally set, locally filmed Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, so let’s talk about death.

http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/talking-about-death-about-at-the-pittsburgh-premiere-of-me-and-earl-and-the-dying-girl/Content?oid=1835773


Tuesday, June 23, 2015::'Me And Earl' Director Traces Path From Scorsese's Assistant To Sundance

Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's film "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" won the audience award and the grand jury prize at Sundance. He talks about how losing his dad shaped his approach to the film.

http://www.npr.org/2015/06/23/416824409/me-and-earl-director-journies-from-scorseses-intern-to-sundance


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