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  1. Ten Thousand Saints Trailer: Asa Butterfield Goes Punk in 80s-Set DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Collider

    Screen Media has released the first trailer for American Splendor writers/directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini 's coming-of-age drama Ten Thousand Saints . Set in 1988, during the transitional period in New York City when the yuppies started buying up all the "bad" neighborhoods and transforming them into upscale real estate, the film stars Asa Butterfield as an unhappy, bored teenager from Vermont who-after an interaction with a girl-decides to move to New York City, closer to his burnout father .

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  2. Ethan Hawke & Asa Butterfield Star in 'Ten Thousand Saints' TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Firstshowing.net

    ... trailer for Ten Thousand Saints , from writers/directors Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini (of American Splendor, The Nanny Diaries , Girl Most Likely ), starring Ethan Hawke and Asa Butterfield . Hawke plays an estranged father who suddenly ...

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  3. Ten Thousand Saints Trailer: Asa Butterfield Has the Straight EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Film School Rejects

    As a former straight-edge kid - albeit not one nailed to the X, as it were - I've been curious about the latest from Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini . They made American Splendor , one of the best comic book adaptations of all time, and now with Ten Thousand Saints I'd hoped they'd deliver the best movie possible about the NYC sXe scene of the 1980s.

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  4. 'Ten Thousand Saints' Trailer: Ethan Hawke Is Back in Cool Dad ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | /film

    Ten Thousand Saints , which comes from the American Splendor team of Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini , has an incredible cast for a story set at a tense period in New York City history. Ethan Hawke, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Emile Hirsch and Emily Mortimer play a collection of characters who create an unlikely extended family finding their way through Manhattan in the days of hardcore punk and the Tomkins Square Park riot of 1988.

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  5. Cleveland Heights may create Harvey Pekar park; former Qua Buick...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Cleveland.com

    ... Angie Hetrick, district executive director, told City Council Monday that Pekar -- whose autobiographical "American Splendor" comic book series was made into a 2003 movie -- often hung out and wrote at the corner, home of The Grog Shop and Centrum ...

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  6. Cleveland Heights may rename Coventry Outdoor Courtyard after Harvey PekarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Cleveland.com

    ... Angie Hetrick, district executive director, told City Council Monday that Pekar -- whose autobiographical "American Splendor" comic book series was made into a 2003 movie -- often hung out and wrote at the corner, home of The Grog Shop and Centrum ...

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  7. 'Love & Mercy' delves into the psyche of Brian Wilson Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Metro Times

    ... Last Emperor) or focus on a narrow defining aspect of an individual's life (Ed Wood, The Social Network, American Splendor). The long list of movies about singers (rock 'n' roll especially), artists, and entertainers is particularly uninspiring. For ...

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  8. Letterman Fan Details Every Frame in Final Show MontageRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... the proper treatment, like Howard Stern's cross-dressing appearance in 1995, the Late Night Monkey Cam and American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar's memorable visit . (The breakdown of the montage also confirms our suspicions that the "Will It ...

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  9. Judah Friedlander, Chris D'elia & More Set for Carolines on Broadway in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of June 2015, highlighted by headliners DeRay Davis, from MTV2's "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild n Out," June 4 - 7; Michael Blackson, The African King of Comedy, from Shaquille O'Neal's All-Star Comedy Jam, June 11 - 14; Judah Friedlander, "The World Champion," from NBC's "30 Rock" and the film "American Splendor," June 18 - 20; and Chris D'Elia, from NBC's "Undateable," June 25 - 28. Theme nights in June are Carolines New Talent, featuring the stars of tomorrow - today, on June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; Desperation Tonight with Pat Dixon on June 8, 15, 22 and 29; the Break Out Artist Comedy Series on June 2 , June 24 and June 30 ; Carolines Presents, hosted by Joe Larson and featuring Megan Gailey, Adrienne Iapalucci, Chris lambert and Gabe Zucker, on June 4; Phil Hanley and Phriends, hosted by Phil Hanley, on June 11; and The Happier ... (more)

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  10. How Harvey Pekar became one of David Lettermana s greatest recurring guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Harvey Pekar recounts his appearances on Letterman's show in the pages of "American Splendor." IT WAS ODD, a quirky approach, as if the comic bit, in the minds of the show's writers, could snidely be subtitled The Hoosier and the Loser.

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  11. Book Review: 'A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope':...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... just sent me this book (more about this later in the review). The graphic novel and later feature film "American Splendor" by Cleveland OH VA worker Harvey Pekar is another good one to read and get more than a laugh or two along with sage advice. ...

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  12. The Incredible "Saint Laurent" And 12 Other Must-See BiopicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Queerty

    ... name detailing his arduous years in Cuba and eventual escape to America. Based off Harvey Pekar's comic, American Splendor blended fiction and reality, featuring cameos from Pekar himself discussing what it was like to be portrayed by Paul Giamatti. ...

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  13. Danny Hoch Receives 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Heights; Prison Song; Some People; Subway Stories; The Thin Red Line; Whiteboys; Black Hawk Down; American Splendor; War Of The World;, Lucky You HBO Def Poetry; the film version of Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop; We Own The Night; and Henry's Crime. ...

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  14. Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at Tomorrow's OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Heights; Prison Song; Some People; Subway Stories; The Thin Red Line; Whiteboys; Black Hawk Down; American Splendor; War Of The World;, Lucky You HBO Def Poetry; the film version of Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop; We Own The Night; and Henry's Crime. ...

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  15. No laughing matterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | New Jersey Jewish News

    Pekar, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, was known in comics circles for his autobiographical American Splendor comic books, which recounted what his 2010 New York Times obituary called "unvarnished stories of a depressed, aggrieved Everyman negotiating daily life in Cleveland." Because Pekar himself could not draw, he pulled in talented comic-book artists to illustrate his books.

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  16. Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next MonthRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Heights; Prison Song; Some People; Subway Stories; The Thin Red Line; Whiteboys; Black Hawk Down; American Splendor; War Of The World;, Lucky You HBO Def Poetry; the film version of Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop; We Own The Night; and Henry's Crime. ...

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  17. The Best Comic Book Movie Of All Time, According To Patton OswaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... superhero movie is Sam Raimi's 2004 Spider-Man 2 , he thinks that the best comic book movie of all time is American Splendor . Talking to Screen Junkies , Oswalt answered tons of awesomely geeky fan questions. When someone asked about the best comic ...

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  18. Top 10 films in CIFF's history: Cleveland International Film Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    ... edition, here is a look at 10 of the most notable films to play here in the festival's first 38 years. 1. "American Splendor" (27th CIFF, 2003). Paul Giamatti expertly channels legendary Cleveland curmudgeon Harvey Pekar in Shari Springer Berman and ...

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  19. 'Allegiance' review: 'The Americans' comparison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... two solid actors who have knocked around Hollywood for years: Tenafly native Davis ("About Schmidt," "American Splendor," and more recently a thankless role on "The Newsroom" ) and the always-likable Cohen, perhaps best known for "Gilmore Girls." ...

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

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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