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Giamatti Draws Attention to Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights

Mocha Hookah [183 Atlantic Avenue], the establishment formerly known as the Fountain Cafe, gets this little blurb over at Grub Street (with some celebrity help): Grub Street: Had Paul Giamatti not caught our eye while standing in front of a bizarro storefront called Mocha Hookah, we might not have noticed the new, neat little joint […]

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Paul Giamatti’s 10 Memorable Supporting Roles

Brooklyn Heights resident/actor Paul Giamatti played many parts in a lot of movies before his breakthrough role as Harvey Pekar in American Splendor (2003). We thought it would be fun to make a list of 10 of his notable pre-Splendor screen appearances. Our list of Giamatti’s 10 Most Memorable Supporting Roles after the jump.

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Paul Giamatti and Gary Shteyngart do Brooklyn Heights

“Brooklyn Heights! You know what that means? Cougars.” That’s Paul Giamatti’s advice to author-buddy Gary Shteyngart when Gary gets invited to speak at a book club meeting. Gary makes the most of it at the start, complimenting the hostess on her “beautiful brownhouse,” but then things get dicey. It’s a trailer for the newly released […]

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Oscar Snubs Brooklyn Heights Neighbor Paul Giamatti

The Oscar nominations were released this morning. Notably missing from the list was Brooklyn Heights resident Paul Giamatti, who won the Best Actor Golden Globe for his role in Barney’s Version. As a matter of fact, the only nomination the critically acclaimed film received was for Makeup Artist — Canadian Adrien Morot:

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Is Giamatti Charging Five Bucks to Take a Photo with Him?

My pal/entertainment reporter guy/Star Wars maven Steve Iervolino once told me a story about asking Billy Dee Williams for an autograph at a movie junket. Steve’s a huge fan of the franchise, so getting Lando Calrissian to sign something for him was a big deal and totally not something he was looking to resell for […]

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Bleep! Bleep! Brooklyn Heights Resident Paul Giamatti Cops Golden Globe

Brooklyn Heights resident/actor Paul Giamatti won the Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Golden Globe Award tonight for his role in the new movie Barney’s Version. We couldn’t tell if it was crappy Time Warner Cable service or NBC censors that caused some of the actor’s acceptance speech to be dropped out. Giamatti doled […]

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Paul Giamatti Tells John Stewart He’s Rapscallion in New Flick

The Most Famous Man in Brooklyn Heights/actor Paul Giamatti told Daily Show host John Stewart last night this his character in Barney’s Version is a “rapscallion“.

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Is Fred Claus, Starring Brooklyn Heights Resident Paul Giamatti, a Holiday Classic?

With a plethora of cable networks available, the traditional holiday movie choice has moved beyond just It’s a Wonderful Life. Jean Shepherd’s classic A Christmas Story was the first flick to get the wall-to-wall marathon treatment on cable; Scrooged and Elf followed. Now Fred Claus, starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin Spacey and Brooklyn Heights resident Paul […]

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Wall Street Disaster Movie Shooting Here; Very Short Commute for Giamatti

HBO’s Wall Street mess flick Too Big to Fail is shooting in Brooklyn Heights through Sunday. McBrooklyn reports that, “Trucks and production equipment …will be taking over Court and Remsen Streets near Borough Hall today and Friday; Court, Montague and Joralemon Streets near Borough Hall Saturday; and Joralemon Street from Adams to Court on Sunday.” […]

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Paul Giamatti is Busy with Barney, Clooney and 30 Rock Appearance

If you’ve been wondering why you haven’t seen Paul Giamatti around Brooklyn Heights recently it may be because he’s pretty darn busy!

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