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The Bitter Buddha (2013)

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The Documentary takes an unconventional journey with a true “comic’s comic”. For a few decades, Eddie Pepitone has proven to be a startling force in the alt-comedy scene. Within “The Bitter Buddha” we follow Eddie as he deals with a middle-age career surge, while struggling with self-doubt, sobriety, and a challenging family history.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
94% - Fresh
78% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 15th, 2013 (Limited)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Stand-Up Comedy, Biography, Addiction, Rehab / Former Addict
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Cheremoya Films
Production Countries: United States


Eddie Pepitone    Himself
Patton Oswalt    Himself
Marc Maron    Himself
Sean Conroy    Himself
Andy Kindler    Himself
Sarah Silverman    Herself
Zach Galifianakis    Himself
Dana Gould    Herself
Jen Kirkman    Herself
Paul Provenza    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Steven Feinartz
Producer    Mikki Rosenberg
Co-Producer    Matthew Braun
Co-Producer    Tyler Condon
Co-Producer    Jeremy Wein
Associate Producer    Kevin Crowley
Associate Producer    Allen Mezquida
Executive Producer    Neil Bagg
Executive Producer    Christine O'Malley
Executive Producer    Brad Rutter
Executive Producer    Daniel Smekhov
Executive Producer    Spencer Willis
Cinematographer    Alex Sax
Cinematographer    Danny Garcia
Editor    Steven Feinartz
Editor    Daniel Russell
Animation    Allen Mezquida
Composer    Andrew Sit

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 23rd, 2013

July 23rd, 2013

This week's new releases are so bad that I'm tempted to hold on to this story till I finish the review for Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Four on Blu-ray, just so I would have a real contender for Pick of the Week. According to, the best-selling new release of the week is an Anime title. Most weeks, Anime titles are filler, because of their are niche appeal. There are a few foreign releases and limited releases worth checking out, but there are not many contenders for Pick of the Week. The two best are Ginger & Rosa on DVD and Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXVII on DVD. I'm going with the former for Pick of the Week. Meanwhile, Starbuck's DVD earns Puck of the Week. See it before Hollywood ruins it with a bad remake. More...

Limited Releases: Like Limited Releases In Love

February 15th, 2013

There are a trio of limited releases on this week's list earning 80% positive reviews or better. There are also a couple of films earning no reviews. Of the three best-reviewed films, No likely has the best shot at mainstream success, but I'm more interested in seeing Like Someone in Love. More...

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