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  1. 'Wilson': Film Review | Sundance 2017Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... to memorable screen cynics, sourpusses and obsessives like Steve Buscemi in Ghost World , Paul Giamatti in American Splendor and Lily Tomlin in Grandma , Harrelson's Wilson never seems quite as at home as those actors in his eccentric character's ...


  2. Brown: If you like schlubs, this graphic novel's for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The London Free Press

    ... film Wilson comes out, you can bet lots of comparisons will be made with Harvey Pekar, the misanthrope of American Splendor fame. A better parallel would be the confessional comic series Peep Show, starring sometime Toronto resident Joe Matt, who ...


  3. FX Buys Political Serio-Comedy 'Flatlands' From 'American Splendor' DuoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Deadline

    ... serio-comedy from Oscar- and Emmy- nominated filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini ( American Splendor, HBO's Cinema Verite ) and Likely Story. Co-written and to be directed by Berman and Pulcini, Flatlands is set in a multi-ethnic, ...


  4. Fox Searchlight's Graphic Novel Adaptation 'Wilson' Moves Back Three WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Deadline

    ... brings to mind some of the indie hijinks of Little Miss Sunshine, but mostly the 2003 arthouse comedy American Splendor ($8M global), which was based on Harvey Pekar's adult comic series that doted on a misfit couple played by Paul Giamatti (as ...


  5. Through Her Lens program selects five filmmakers to share $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    ... a statement. The program's jurors, mentors and/or advisers include director-writer Shari Springer Berman ( American Splendor ), actor Dakota Fanning ( American Pastoral ), actor-writer-producer Rashida Jones ( Parks and Recreation ), ...


  6. American SplendorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 |

    Paul Giamatti stars as Harvey Pekar, a working-class file clerk who found an outlet for his creativity by chronicling the minutia of his life in Cleveland, Ohio, in a comic book series called American Splendor. Parents need to know that this movie's rating is based on language.


  7. Art Talk Cleveland: Gary and Laura Dumm riff on 3 works from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    ... in environmental destruction. Gary, an illustration partner of Harvey Pekar from his first 1976 issue of "American Splendor," brings a comic sensibility to the project. Coupled with Laura's background in pop art, the pieces are loud and playful but ...


  8. Brimmer Street Theatre Company Presents and Then they FellRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 |

    ... include Scandal (ABC), Suit Up (FOX), Castle (ABC), Private Practice (ABC), The West Wing (NBC), and American Splendor (HBO). Additionally, Harmon has been a guest professor of movement theory and scene study at Culver City's Advanced Academy of ...


  9. AUSTIN, Starring Thomas G. Waites & James McCaffrey, Opens Tonight at Theatre RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 |

    ... as the voice of Max Payne in the video game series. Films credits include The Truth About Cats and Dogs, American Splendor, andCompliance. Theatre credits include The Florentine, Lovers and Madmen, Gross Points, The Basket Weaver, and In Ten Cities ...


  10. Going galactic: Cleveland comic artist Nathan Ward gets cosmic on 'WarpWish'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 |

    ... a freshman at Cleveland Institute of the Art when he discovered a book on underground comic books. The "American Splendor" series, written by Cleveland's Harvey Pekar, would open him to a world of comics that went against the grain. "It was gritty," ...


  11. Mark Strong and Hope Davis Lead David Hare's the Red Barn at National TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 |

    ... by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television) and American Splendor (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture). Other television credits include American Crime (ABC), ...


  12. A Life in Activism and Comics: An Interview with Joyce BrabnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    ... is best known as the wife and supporting force of comics legend Harvey Pekar, whose long-running series, American Splendor , rewrote the rules of what comics could be. That's a role she took very seriously throughout their 26 years of married life, ...


  13. ExcelsiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Santa Fe Reporter

    ... Collins, Harvey Pekar or Daniel Clowes, introduced more grounded tales like MaA1 4s , Road to Perdition , American Splendor or Ghost World, and in the process, these artists who once worked in relative obscurity inspired a generation of homespun ...


  14. Harvey Pekar comic festival celebrates a Cleveland originalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 |

    ... Liquor Lounge & Arcade . The irascible Harvey broke new ground in 1976 with his self-published comic, "American Splendor." Instead of stories about guys in capes, Harvey wrote about himself, his friends and his life as a file clerk for the Cleveland ...


  15. 7 Great Alternative Comics From The 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... also be hugely influential on many other comic creators, and in 2003 a biopic was made about Pekar and American Splendor. Robert Crumb kept busy even after the initial wave of '60s era underground comics which had made him famous had run their ...


  16. Actors due for an Oscar in honor of Paul Giamatti's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | New York Daily News

    ... to hope that the Academy will soon recognize the genius of the man who carried such films as "Win Win," "American Splendor" and "Big Fat Liar," here's our look at fellow actors who deserve to toss an Oscar up onto their trophy shelf. Despite carving ...


  17. Hudson actress makes impact in film, helping area organizationsRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... films. Her film appearances include supporting roles in "Made in Cleveland," "And The Winner Is..." and "American Splendor." Commercial appearances include advertisements for Cedar Point, Realty One, Diamond Sellers and the Pittsburgh Symphony. ...