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  1. Paul Giamatti's "Billions" To Film In Park Slope Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Park Slope Stoop

    ... a biggie: A Showtime pilot about the financial world called Billions , starring Paul Giamatti ( Sideways , American Splendor ) and Damian Lewis ( Homeland ). is a fictional drama that takes a close look at the world of high finance by tracking the ...

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  2. The Madame Bovary Trailer Has Mia Wasikowska Taking on Another ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ComingSoon.net

    ... this page. Also starring Rhys Ifans ( The Amazing Spider-Man , Notting Hill ), Paul Giamatti ( Sideways , American Splendor ), Ezra Miller ( The Perks of Being a Wallflower , We Need to Talk About Kevin ), Logan Marshall-Green ( Prometheus , Devil ...

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  3. Watch! Jason Statham in Wild Card trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | RTE.ie

    ... ( Six Days, Seven Nights ), Sofia Vergara ( Modern Family ), Jason Alexander ( Seinfeld ), Hope Davis ( American Splendor ), Milo Ventimiglia ( Heroes ) and Michael Angarano ( Almost Famous ). The script for Wild Card was written by double Oscar ...

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  4. Sundance 2015 Interview: Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck on "Mississippi Grind"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... The Dardenne brothers. And then there's us [laughs]. There are wonderful teams out there, like the " American Splendor " duo [Robert Pulcini and Shari Stringer Berman]. They've been making movies for a little while as well. AB: I think a lot's ...

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  5. Ten Thousand Saints Review | Sundance 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Collider

    There's a lot to like about the new film from American Splendor and Girl Most Likely directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini , Ten Thousand Saints . The coming of age dramedy doesn't exactly break the mold when it comes to the genre, but there's a bounty of wonderful, funny supporting performances that make the film a fairly enjoyable experience.

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  6. Sundance red-carpet photos: Ethan Hawke, Emile Hirsch and Hailie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Henderson's '80s-set novel by the directing-writing team of Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman ("American Splendor," SFF'03; "The Extra Man," SFF'10), made its premiere Friday, Jan. 23, at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City. After his ...

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  7. Sundance Premiere Slated for Film Adaptation of Ithaca College Professor's NovelRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newswise

    ... and Robert Pulcini, who were previously nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for "American Splendor." The cast features Ethan Hawke - just nominated himself for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "Boyhood" - along with Emily ...

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  8. 'Second Avenue Caper': a heartfelt graphic novel about AIDS in the early '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... her authorial collaborations with husband Harvey Pekar (1939-2010), whose long-running comic book series, "American Splendor" (1976-2008) broke ground for self-published autobiography, and whose late-'80s antics on "Late Night With David Letterman" ...

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  9. AIDS Crisis Through a Comics LensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Forward

    ... with Harvey? I'm a mature enough feminist not to fly off the handle. What Harvey was and what ["American Splendor"] was - I was very much a part of his success and the creative process. I essentially wrote "Our Cancer Year," and then I went back ...

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  10. Drug Smuggling During Early Years Of AIDS Epidemic Is Depicted In New Graphic NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Queerty

    Like a graphic novel companion to the film Dallas Buyers Club , Joyce Babner's Second Avenue Caper: When Goodfellas, Divas, and Dealers Plotted Against the Plague chronicles how an experimental AIDS treatment from Mexico, Ribavirin, was smuggled into New York during the 1980s. Brabner, widow to American Splendor legend Harvey Pekar, and artist Mark Zingarelli based their graphic novel on the experiences of Brabner's longtime friend Ray, a producer of drag shows and nurse, whose smuggling operation - driving an RV with compartments to stash the experimental drugs - was financed by selling marijuana with help from the mafia.

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  11. Second Avenue Caper: When Goodfellas, Divas, and Dealers Plotted Against the PlagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Boing Boing

    ... is the widow and collaborator of Harvey Pekar, Zingarelli was a Pekar collaborator who contributed to American Splendor . The story they tell is a real one, though names have been changed to protect the vulnerable. It's all the more significant for ...

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  12. Eli GaniasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Voices

    Eli Ganias has been a professional actor in New York City for many years, appearing in "Law and Order", "100 Centre Street", and various soaps. He also appeared in the award winning film "American Splendor".

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  13. Acting gamble at age nine paid off for Josh HutchersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... was good at it. He landed TV pilots, telefilms, a guest spot on ER . He played a kid in a Robin costume in American Splendor . And then, jackpot: He won the lead in The Polar Express , opposite Tom Hanks. It made $183-million (U.S.). Hutcherson's ...

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  14. Joyce Brabner pens new AIDS graphic novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... says Brabner, wife of late comic legend Harvey Pekar (that's her played by Hope Davis in the Pekar biopic "American Splendor"). Images from "Second Avenue Caper: When Goodfellas, Divas, and Dealers Plotted Against the Plague," by Joyce Brabner and ...

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  15. From Baz to BatmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Holofcener's Friends With Money or the lumpy cardigans in Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini's American Splendor . However, Wilkinson resists the idea that he brings a "signature" sensibility to his diverse projects, emphasizing that he finds ...

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  16. Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti Will Star in Showtime's Wall Street Drama BillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... Billions marks a rare television commitment. The Sideways actor is best known for roles in films such as American Splendor, 12 Years a Slave and Cinderella Man , but he also won an Emmy for the HBO miniseries John Adams and recently appeared in a ...

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  17. The Roosevelts: An Intimate HistoryRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | DVD Verdict

    ... work. It helps that Burns assembles an all-star cast to lend voices to the project. Paul Giamatti ( American Splendor ), Edward Herrmann ( Gilmore Girls ), and Meryl Streep ( The Hours ) voice Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor (respectively). They're ...

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  18. 'Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 2': Cartoonist Ed Piskor continues his quest for the perfect beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... and underground comic book world in which he had long been well known and respected after his work with "American Splendor" author Harvey Pekar and his self-written and drawn work on "Wizzywig," the history of early computer hackers and "phone ...

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  19. Comedian Judah Friedlander defends his titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... he played genuine nerd and gourmet jelly-bean lover Toby Radloff opposite Paul Giamatti's Harvey Pekar in American Splendor . Most recently Friedlander loaned actual comedic legitimacy to SyFy schlockfest Sharknado 2: The Second One as Bryan, a Mets ...

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  20. 'Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World': Smorgasbord on the funny pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... his close encounters with idols Harvey Kurtzman (creator of "Mad"), Harvey Pekar (writer/creator of "American Splendor"), and Mr. Crumb himself, who has told most of his life story in autobiographical comix already anyway. The volume closes with Dr. ...

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