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Play It Again – American Splendor

By Glenn Dunks June 4, 2014 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line. Hey, whatever. It […]

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Kristen Wiig picks Imogene to follow Bridesmaids

Funny-gal of the moment Kristen Wiig is set to star in a new dark comedy thanks to the success of her recent film Bridesmaids. Variety reports that the film, Imogene, isn’t new to Kristen, and that she has wanted to make it since last year. The screenplay was written by Michelle Morgan, a low on […]

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R.I.P. Harvey Pekar

Harvey Pekar, author of cult comic American Splendor and subject of the acclaimed film of the same name, has died at the age of 70. He was found dead in his Ohio home by wife Joyce Brabner. Although the cause of death is unknown, Pekar had long suffered from prostate cancer, asthma and high blood […]

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