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  1. Ten Thousand SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    10,000 Saints is a coming-of-age drama from directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (American Splendor) set in 1988, centering around a Vermont teenager named Jude (Asa Butterfield) who moves to Manhattan with his drug-dealing father, Les ...


  2. Gosnell Movie Casts Its VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 |

    Veteran actor Earl Billings ( American Splendor , Con Air , Thank You for Smoking ) will take on the role of Gosnell, a physician convicted of three counts of murder in 2013 who had allegedly killed hundreds of babies born alive at his Philadelphia ...


  3. Movie About Kermit Gosnell Casts Abortion Doctor, Begins FilmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmakers behind Gosnell , a movie about abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell , said Thursday that Earl Billings has been cast as Gosnell while Dean Cain will play Detective James Wood, who investigated Gosnell in a case that led to him being convicted on three counts of murder and one of manslaughter. Billings, who bears a slight resemblance to the real Gosnell, has been a character actor for more than three decades, showing up in such films as American Splendor and Thank You For Smoking .


  4. Page Two: You Always Remember the DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... week and next week and the week after. Jonathan Demme once pitched jazz freak Harvey Pekar on filming his American Splendor comic books by sketching a sequence where a kid would be waiting in line in a supermarket, wearing earphones. The supermarket ...


  5. 10 Great Comic Book Movies Not About SuperheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | Cinema Blend News

    ... 10 greatest comic book movies, not about superheroes. Based partly off of Harvey Pekar's comic book series American Splendor , the film of the same name takes a look into the life of the comic book writer portrayed by Paul Giamatti. Pekar's American ...


  6. Hawke shines in thin 'Ten Thousand Saints'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... edge from writer-directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, who made their name with the caustic 'American Splendor.' Just as the movie begins to create some sense of atmosphere and character - the chilly Vermont town where Jude and best ...


  7. Interview: Gary Leib Talks About Creating 'American Ultra"s Animation SequenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Cartoon Brew

    ... He has contributed animation to numerous live-action projects, most famously the Harvey Pekar biopic American Splendor, while more recently, he created the Concrete Jumble animated series for the NY Times website. Cartoon Brew conducted this ...


  8. 'Ten Thousand Saints': Even the scenery steals kids' scenesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... house. Written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (the husband-and-wife duo behind "American Splendor"), and based on Eleanor Henderson's 2011 novel, the movie captures the city vibrantly, in moments of beauty and brilliance. ...


  9. Slight, Sweet Ten Thousand Saints Showcases a Never-Better Ethan HawkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    ... the movie has a lilting, generous spirit: Springer Berman and Pulcini, the filmmaking team behind the 2003 American Splendor , have a feel for human eccentricities and weaknesses, and they know how to draw the best from their casts. Steinfeld is ...


  10. 10,000 SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... well-worn Sundance fodder. Even though the writer, director team of Shari Springer and Robert Pulcini ( American Splendor, Girl Most Likey, The Extra Man ) mix their usual blend of irreverent, comedic sensibilities with a darker aesthetic and tone ...


  11. 'Ten Thousand Saints' lacks a center as it recalls '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... spirit - and liberate most of their actors. What keeps "Ten Thousand Saints" from being another "American Splendor" (2003) or "Cinema Verite" (2011) is that this time, their tapestry has a hole in the center, where their pale antihero cannot pull ...


  12. Ten Thousand Saints' relives the '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 |

    ... and Hare Krishnas dance and chant. It recalls the orgy scene in "Zoolander." Could Berman and Pulcini ("American Splendor") be putting us on? If so, to misquote the Beatles' "Hey Jude," namesake of the film's hero, they've taken a sad book and made ...


  13. Movie review: Coming-of-age drama - Ten Thousand Saints' blessed by strong castRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... of her and raise Teddy's child. Writer-directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (who directed "American Splendor" and "The Nanny Diaries") adapt Eleanor Henderson's novel into a thoughtful look at how Jude, reeling from Teddy's death and ...


  14. 12 Movies Based On Nonfiction Comic BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Film School Rejects

    ... of followed by five that are supposed to be made in the future. Please let me know of any I've missed. American Splendor (1976-2008) comic book series and Joyce Brabner 's graphic novel Our Cancer Year (1994), the married couple's autobiographical ...


  15. San Andreas Blu-ray and DVD Arrive October 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 |

    ... TV's "Home and Away"), Art Parkinson ("Game of Thrones") and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti ( Sideways , American Splendor ), San Andreas is presented by New Line Cinema, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures. Richard Brener, Samuel J. Brown, ...


  16. Harvey Pekar To Be Honored With a ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... fame as a comic book writer who had no use for superheroes. When I spoke to him in 2008, he said his American Splendor comics spun stories about ordinary people living their daily lives. "When I decided I wanted to write," he recalled, "I wanted to ...


  17. In Cleveland's hippie haunt, park to be ode to comics legend PekarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    ... laureate - would sit on a city bench to write and dream, working on ideas that were later turned into his "American Splendor" series of autobiographical graphic novels. Pekar - who, in telling stories about everyday life, turned the definition of ...


  18. Harvey Pekar Park to be dedicated and celebrated in Cleveland Heights SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    ... Park dedication, music from the Heights Jazz Group, a storytelling session and a screening of the movie "American Splendor," a whimsical tale based on Pekar's life as a writer. Pekar's widow, Joyce Brabner, a comic-book writer herself, gave the park ...


  19. At Harvey Pekar's pad: Bert StrattonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 |

    ... unhappy, you're doing something right. That was Harvey Pekar . He died five years ago today. He wrote "American Splendor," the comic-book series which became a critically acclaimed movie in 2003. Harvey was a schlump and a schlemiel -- and a ...


  20. 10,000 Saints, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 |

    ... has been directed and written by Oscar nominated filmmaking duo Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini ('American Splendor', 'The Nanny Diaries'). The film will be released in the US on August 14th 2015.