Patton Oswalt on movie addiction: 'I was deluding myself'

February 4, 2015 4:16 PM

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Actor/comedian Patton Oswalt's new book, "Silver Screen Fiend," is a different kind of addiction memoir. The substance he abused, for four years? Movies.

Caught up in the romantic notion of the filmmaker as obsessive movie watcher, Oswalt devoted himself, from 1995 to 1999, to seeing every movie he possibly could. "Hasn't Scorsese seen every movie ever made, and doesn't he still lurk in his Manhattan loft, projecting some obscure British horror movie...

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