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  Gothamist: Crispin Glover Asks 'What Is It?'
It's not often that the person opening the door to let you in to a press screening is the distinctive screen personality Crispin Glover but when it happened, Gothamist knew we were in for a unique afternoon.
Most striking of course is that the actors in the film have down syndrome--save for Glover, a few women in monkey masks and a man with cerebral palsy--and they appear in modern street clothes as well as elaborate court costumes.
crispin glover is uber unique..that is what makes him special.
www.gothamist.com /archives/2006/11/10/crispin_glover.php   (586 words)

  riverfronttimes.com | Movies | It Boy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Crispin Hellion Glover (yes, that is his real name) has made a successful acting career portraying what a Victorian gentleman would kindly call "eccentrics." Contemporary film critics have been somewhat less kind, often describing Glover's performances as neurotic, twitchy or just plain odd.
Glover set out to make a short film to prove the viability of his concept but ended up with an 82-minute feature, which is now part one of a trilogy.
Glover eloquently countered most criticism of his casting choices in a long essay published in Apocalypse Culture, in which he questions why audiences are comfortable with Tom Hanks portraying a retarded man, but not with an actor who has Down syndrome portraying anything other than a kindhearted simpleton.
www.riverfronttimes.com /Issues/2006-05-03/film/film.html   (943 words)

 Crispin Glover - Cranky Critic® StarTalk - Movie Star Interviews
Crispin Glover: I don't think I ever got bitten by any of them, no. If anything, it would be more of a test of anything, but I never got bitten by one.
Crispin Glover: That would be the only one you would call that genre, but River's Edge has probably a lot more creepy feelings to it than probably Friday the 13th.
Crispin Glover: It was funny when I did that film; I knew even at that time that it would be something to look back upon with a sense of humour on some level.
www.crankycritic.com /qa/pf_articles/crispinglover.html   (1389 words)

 One Little Indian • Crispin J Glover
Crispin J Glover hates being called a ‘house producer’, a tag he earned for his past contributions to the genre.
Crispin was always in trouble at school; forever accused of being disruptive, hyperactive and problematic.
Crispin was still too young to contemplate his career but what he soaked up at the studio set the framework for what he would later devote his life to.
www.indian.co.uk /crispinjglover   (1851 words)

 Crispin Glover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crispin Glover is known to portray eccentric people on screen such as George McFly in Back to the Future or Willard Stiles in Willard.
Glover then sued the producers (including Steven Spielberg) and won a landmark victory, setting a precedent for how actors' images may be used in films.
Glover followed it with The Orkly Kid, in which he portrayed a young man whose obsession with Olivia Newton-John raises the ire of his small-town neighbors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crispin_Glover   (1310 words)

 Paul Fischer Interviews Crispin Glover
Glover did, however, receive critical praise for his next Indie role, a starring turn as a high-strung murder witness in River's Edge (1987).
Glover, who hadn't given permission for his scenes to be recycled, sued Future's producer, Steven Spielberg, and won.
The artist in Glover claims to be inspired by "the aesthetic of discomfort," a theme which has carried over into his public behaviour.
www.filmmonthly.com /Profiles/Articles/CGlover/CGlover.html   (2250 words)

 Crispin Glover Celebrity Interview for Willard (2003) at The Movie Insider
As Crispin Glover walks into our interview, he is decked out in a fl three-piece suit that looks like it was last worn in 1978, but that has been gently pressed and folded for all those years.
Glover is an artist; having released an album and a handful of “very different” novels.
Glover believes very much in his work, as evidenced by an extensive metaphysical discourse on culture, pro-culture, and the counter-culture.
www.themovieinsider.com /i114/crispin-glover   (1051 words)

 Biography for Crispin Glover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The son of actor Bruce Glover, Crispin Hellion Glover was born in New York City and raised in Southern California.
Glover's most defining Hollywood moment happened the next year, when he appeared as George McFly ('Michael J. Fox' 's father) in the instant classic Back to the Future (1985).
Glover, who hadn't given permission for his scenes to be recycled, sued the film's producer, Steven Spielberg, and won.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000417/bio   (2171 words)

 The Crispin Glover Encyclopedia
CRISPIN GLOVER moved to Los Angeles when he was four, and began acting while still in elementary school.
Borrowing a low but quirky voice from an old acting teacher he once knew, his posture and hand gestures seem to take on a life of their own....until he is no longer a fresh-faced high school student, but a rather sad-faced suburban male, just struggling to keep up.
Off-camera, Glover is known as an eccentric dresser ("I prefer old clothes") and drives a 1961 convertible Studebaker.
www.bttf.com /glover.htm   (640 words)

 Amazon.ca: River's Edge (Widescreen): DVD: Tim Hunter,Crispin Glover,Keanu Reeves,Ione Skye,Daniel Roebuck,Dennis ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Crispin Glover steals the show with a decidedly weird, but compelling performance as the "alpha" of the teen pack.
Although I found the acting of Crispin Glover (Layne) and Joshua Miller (Tim)to be too over-the-top to be 'real', the rest of the cast SOLD their roles and made this a surprisingly well-done flick.
Crispin Glover is still unforgettable as Layne (after watching enough of "Edge" you may find it hard not to talk like him).
www.amazon.ca /Rivers-Edge-Widescreen-Crispin-Glover/dp/B000053VAX   (2256 words)

 Crispin Glover
Born in New York City to an actor father and dancer mother, Crispin Glover has earned the reputation as one of the most infamous oddballs in Hollywood, both on-screen and off.
Glover's family relocated to Los Angeles when he was four, where he began acting while still in elementary school.
By the mid-1990s Glover had settled rather comfortably into his role as Hollywood's eccentric-at-large, appearing with some of the American independent community's most notable filmmakers.
www.tribute.ca /all_actors/bios/4603.htm   (447 words)

 Crispin Glover News
Crispin Glover is easily one of my favorite actors to watch, as he's nearly a special effect in and of himself.
Actor/Filmmaker/Artist Crispin Hellion Glover is currently taking his feature film, "What Is It?" on a self-distribution tour around the country, booking the theaters himself and even doing Q&A's after every...
This week's Onion A.V. Club interview is with Crispin Glover, best known for his roles in Back to the Future and The Doors and the only good thing about the Charlie's Angels movie.
www.topix.net /who/crispin-glover   (687 words)

 midnites for maniacs: CRiSPiN GLOVER Film Festival!
Crispin gives a stunning performance as he attempts to keep the gang from falling apart in this near perfect film about the apathetic youth of the 80s.
Crispin perfects the oddball brother as he designs his own music downstairs and deals with his first relationship with a girl.
Crispin wanders across the Utah desert wearing bell-bottoms & 6 inch platform shoes, hoping to find the perfect place to bury his dead cat which he is carrying around in a cooler filled with ice.
www.midnitesformaniacs.com /2006/09/the_very_first_crispin_glover.html   (787 words)

 UGO.com Film/TV - Interview with Crispin Glover of Willard, Charlie's Angels, Back to the Future and more.
Given Crispin Glover's reputation as an extreme eccentric, a guy operating somewhere on the lunatic fringe of Hollywood, one hardly knows what to expect when given the opportunity to interview him.
But nothing could be further from the truth; Glover was actually articulate, forthcoming and just plain pleasant to talk to…even if he wouldn't tell me why Hitler shows up in his latest music video.
Crispin Glover's latest project is Willard, a remake of a 1971 film starring Bruce Davison in which a lonely, put-upon guy befriends the swarm of rats that live in his basement.
www.ugo.com /channels/filmtv/features/willard/crispin.asp   (2450 words)

 Montreal Mirror - Cover : Film - Crispin Glover / Willard
This year Glover is again starring as a freakish figure, playing the title role in Willard, the remake of the ’70s cult movie.
The film’s script has Glover playing a frustrated and lonely young man who’s stuck in a horrific office job while tending to a sick bedridden mother (played by Canuck Jackie Burroughs in a brilliantly creepy performance).
Crispin Glover: They were great, they really were.
www.montrealmirror.com /ARCHIVES/2003/030603/film_cover.html   (1721 words)

 Amazon.ca: Oak-Mot: Books: Crispin H. Glover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Composed by Hollywood uber-oddball Crispin Hellion Glover, who's probably most famous for his portrayal of the hopelessly nebbish George McFly in Back to the Future (1985), but has made less noticeable, but more satisfying appearances in films like River's Edge (1986), Rubin and Ed (1991), Bartleby (2001), and Willard (2003).
Oh sure, it was a book at one point, originally published back in the early 19th century, but, as he did with Rat Catching, Glover has taken a previously published work, and modified it extensively, adding drawings, photos, and his own writings to transform this fairly obscure book into something...something that defies description.
Crispin Hellion Glover is perhaps the Burroughs of the 90's.
www.amazon.ca /Oak-Mot-Crispin-H-Glover/dp/0962299715   (677 words)

 IGN: An Interview with Crispin Glover
However, just because Glover seemed like a natural for the part as written didn't mean that he didn't face challenges.
Glover is intriguingly cagey in his description of the films, though he does go into some detail on Everything Is Fine, saying "I shot it because the actor who wrote it, he had cerebral palsy and he was 62 and he was concerned about his health.
Crispin Glover has psychotic fun with a gaggle of long-tailed rodents.
movies.ign.com /articles/388/388667p1.html   (724 words)

 Crispin Glover as the Joker?
This is an interesting casting rumour for Batman Begins, Crispin Glover to play the Joker in the sequels to the movie.
Glover himself is a whacked out, slightly unhinged personality in real life, has the face, and is about the right age for the role when cast against the age that Christian Bale's Bruce Wayne/Batman is.
I agree with Crispin Glover as The Joker, he's got the perfect face for the part and is a bit of a weirdo anyway, but the resemblance is definatly there.
www.themovieblog.com /archives/2005/05/crispin_glover_as_the_joker.html   (1898 words)

 Crispin Glover
Brendan Gleeson, Crispin Glover, and Robin Wright Penn have also been cast in the epic adventure.
The ever-bizarre Crispin Glover ("Charlie's Angels") has signed on to star in a new independent horror flick entitled "Simon Says." The low-budget shocker will be directed by William Dear ("Harry and the Hendersons") from a screenplay by Dear and actor/screenwriter Michael Paloma.
Crispin Glover has signed to star in New Line Cinema's upcoming horror remake "Willard." Glover will play the title character in the updated version of the 1971 horror film, which starred Bruce Davison as...
www.rottentomatoes.com /p/crispin_glover/news.php   (869 words)

 TIME.com: But Crazy in a Good Way -- Mar. 17, 2003 -- Page 1
Crispin is crazy.'" The studio refused at first to allow him to audition the actor.
In fact, Glover says, the Letterman bit was an Andy Kaufmanesque gag, an attempt to bring art everywhere, and he has been booked on the show many times since.
Glover's CD and four novels (which are old books he cut up and drew on to create new, creepier stories) are on the fringe of even art-world culture.
www.time.com /time/archive/preview/0,10987,430834,00.html   (925 words)

 Crispin Glover | The A.V. Club
Actor/filmmaker Crispin Hellion Glover has gained a reputation for eccentricity, both in his choice of roles and in his personal life.
But maybe Glover is just more uncompromising than eccentric, an attitude that's made him an odd fit in Hollywood.
It may not be the type of narrative that many people in a standard movie audience are used to, but nonetheless I would say that it's a straightforward drama.
www.avclub.com /content/node/48036   (1096 words)

 Crispin Glover Forum @ Filmbug
Crispin Glover will come to Syracuse for the first time on May 13th thanks to The B-Movie Festival.
Crispin will then present the one-hour slide show, which consists of ten different stories that he dramatically narrates.
Crispin Glover is not only an extremely alluring and attractive individual, but a brilliant artist at that.
www.filmbug.com /db/2851-8   (1088 words)

 DDY's Late Show Fan Page | The Crispin Glover Incident
Crispin Glover was the guest who created all the commotion, in an incredibly bizarre appearance.
CG: This is the other thing they said, "Crispin Glover was pin-striped and greased up for the occasion and pressing the girl things who were trying to get next to him.
I would love to have chatted a little more with Crispin Glover but...I understand...I understand he had a cab to catch, and well, traffic this time of night here in midtown is pretty brutal, and we wanted to ensure every possibility that he would get wherever he was going on time...
www.ddy.com /dl18.html   (707 words)

 Crispin Glover does "Ben" | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
April Winchell has an mp3 of Crispin doing a cover of 'These Boots Were Made for Walking' that is just beyond words (at the bottom of the page - worth the scroll down).
And the best song about Crispin Glover has to be the Warlock Pincher's 'Where the hell is Crispin Glover?' I hope Willard does well so Crispin can continue to be 'endearingly creepy.' (well put sigma7) Thanks, boost ventilator, for the post.
Crispin Glover will be on Late Show tonight, for the first time since 1987.
www.metafilter.com /comments.mefi/24259   (781 words)

 Crispin Glover | Willard | movies : ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Meeting Crispin Glover is not unlike sitting down to watch one of his movies.
Like Andy Kaufman in the '70s, Glover is a performer who's become as famous for his quirks and neuroses as he has for the nearly 30 films he's appeared in.
In the midst of the haze, Glover is lying flat on his back in the center of a '20s-era cabaret stage.
www.ew.com /ew/report/0,6115,435088~1~0~,00.html   (713 words)

 USATODAY.com - The amazingly true tales of Crispin Glover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It's been 15 years since Crispin Glover, clad in a wig and a clunky pair of platform shoes, stepped onto the set of Late Night With David Letterman and delivered a high kick inches away from the host's gap-toothed noggin.
In addition, Crispin attended the Madonna-Sean Penn wedding, made a film using only actors with Down's Syndrome and, in 1997, toured the country with "Crispin Glover's Big Slide Show." He's also written several books, using a William S. Burroughs-style "cut and paste" method to reinterpret texts from the 1800s.
While he may never be a leading man, Crispin Glover remains a mesmerizing, one-of-a-kind force in Hollywood.
www.usatoday.com /life/columnist/popcandy/2002-08-07-candy.htm   (883 words)

 Obscure Sound - Indie Music Blog » Actors Make Decent Music? (1 of 3): Crispin Glover
Crispin Glover’s most notable acting roles have been as an oddball, from Back To The Future to Willard.
The instrumental aspect was mostly done by Barnes & Barnes (of Fish Heads), with vocals and lyrics done by Glover, who reveals some lyrical wit in songs such as the amusing ‘Clowny Clown Clown’.
Glover’s vocals seem to just be written monolauges, and he only seems to actually sing in the lullaby-like ‘The Darling Young Man on the Flying Trapeze’.
obscuresound.com /?p=243   (450 words)

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