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  1. ICYMI for 11/15/15 to 11/21/15Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Silver Bullet Comics

    ... THE RADICAL IMAGINATION OF AMERICAN COMICS * Ian Dawe on ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DOLLAR , Harvey Pekar's last AMERICAN SPLENDOR from Vertigo * Kelly Kanayama on MONSTRESS #1 * Andy Oliver on FRONTIER #9 by Becca Tobin * Suzanne Walker on Cartooning ...


  2. 10 Great Comic Book FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Anders Jacobsen's blog

    [comics] 10 great comic book films a list of ten comic adaptations work watching 'American Splendor: This portrait of underground comic book writer Harvey Pekar blurs the boundaries between drama and documentary to disorientating effect. Paul ...


  3. Hollywood stars align for technology seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | Lowell Sun

    ... influenza, malaria and other killer diseases. -- More Than Human, Nov. 8, from Paul Giamatti (Sideways, American Splendor), about the merger of biology and technology, including research that could help people with traumatic spine injuries walk ...


  4. 'Breakthrough' features Hollywood stars in directors' chairsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 30 | Erie Times News

    ... malaria and other killer diseases. - "More Than Human," Nov. 8, from Paul Giamatti ("Sideways," "American Splendor"), about the merger of biology and technology, including research that could help people with traumatic spine injuries walk again. - ...


  5. Comedian Judah Friedlander talks about Bernie Sanders, guns,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... for being a standup comedian and actor. You may have seen him on 30 Rock , or in films like The Wrestler, American Splendor or Wet Hot American Summer . But Friedlander is a bit of a renaissance man who not only makes his own hats but has authored ...


  6. The Daily, Nightly, Late Night ThreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Daily Kos

    He is on tonight to promote his latest book If the Raindrops United: Drawings and Cartoons Most Americans know Judah Friedlander from his role as Frank Rossitano on 30 Rock and from appearances in films like American Splendor and The Wrestler. But long before he became a film and TV star and stand-up comic Friedlander drew stuff.


  7. Judah Friedlander: Secret Artist in DisguiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    Whether imagining George Washington in Las Vegas, plastic surgery for imperfect triangles, and the Keystone Pipeline as a sex act, Friedlander's "Joodles" push boundaries as they explore the absurdities of American life. Most people know Judah from his role as Frank Rossitano on "30 Rock" and from appearances in films like "American Splendor" and "The Wrestler."


  8. Watch the Ratchet and Clank Movie TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 |

    ... also scripted by Munroe alongside T.J. Fixman and Gerry Swallow. The voice cast includes Paul Giamatti ( American Splendor , Love & Mercy ), John Goodman ( The Big Lebowski , The Monuments Men ), Bella Thorne ( The DUFF , Alexander and Terrible, ...


  9. The ToonSeum's local comics showcase, plus two new pubs by local artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    ... range from established talents like Mark Zingarelli - exhibiting a 1990 piece for Harvey Pekar's fabled American Splendor series - to self-publishing up-and-comers like Rachel Masilamani and Garrett Free. The styles range from LG Miller's lush, ...


  10. Ten Thousand SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 |

    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 ...


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

    Sep 25, 2015 |

    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 ...


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

    Sep 24, 2015 | 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 .


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

    Sep 23, 2015 | 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 ...


  14. 10 Great Comic Book Movies Not About SuperheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | 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 ...


  15. 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 ...


  16. 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 ...


  17. '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. ...


  18. 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 ...


  19. 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 ...


  20. '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 ...