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1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
The work of comic strip creator Bill Watterson, author/illustrator of "Calvin & Hobbes."

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Director: Joel Allen Schroeder

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Gravitas Ventures

Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)

Release Date: November 15th, 2013|1 hr. 29 min.

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  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The deeply private, intensely ideological and undeniably brilliant Watterson would make an absolutely fascinating subject. But director Joel Allen Schroeder has no access to him. So instead he talks a lot about how much he loves “Calvin and Hobbes” and then invites other fans to do the same. show more

  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    For all its fandom and self-indulgence, Dear Mr. Watterson does offer some insightful musings about the decline of comic strips in general, with their content ever shrinking due to the diminished state of the newspaper industry. show more

  • 60
    Ian Buckwalter NPR

    The documentary is at its best when it eases up on the adoration a little and turns to a serious discussion of the state of comics these days, what with newspapers on the decline and digital media scattering an art form that was once centralized on pages delivered to everyone's door. show more

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