R.I.P. Harvey Pekar

Posted by · 9:28 am · July 12th, 2010

It’s a sad morning to wake up to the news that comics author Harvey Pekar is no longer with us.  If I was a guy like Pekar, I’d be ecstatic that a definitive work like Shari Berman and Robert Pulcini’s “American Splendor” is out there, telling my story on film as I mosey off into […]

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THE LISTS: Top 10 biopics

Posted by · 4:20 pm · November 11th, 2008

It’s no real secret that the Academy is partial to the biopic. Big or small, intimate or epic, celebratory or critical, they never seem to tire of the allure of actors channelling real-life figures, past and present. Lately, in the performance categories in particular, biopics have been the surest route to voters’ hearts, with seven […]

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