Alexander Payne

The actor alleges that when she was a teen, the director showed her a “soft-core porn movie” at his apartment and exposed himself to her.
The “Election” director talks the state of Hollywood and his new movie “Downsizing.” Just don’t compare it to “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.”
Not that there are many traditional stagings of The Taming of the Shrew. Because of its misogynistic bent, the play is rarely
A gun is an option for solving the soap's operatic greed. In Joy's story, life follows daytime drama. Joy's menagerie includes her mom Terry (Virginia Madsen), dad Rudy (Robert De Niro), half sister Peggy (Elisabeth Rohm), her ex (Edgar Ramirez) and her kids.
Perrotta: The thing writers are scared about is that Hollywood is going to defang their story and put a happy ending on something
The simplicity served Papamichael well on both films. One of the biggest strengths of "The Monuments Men" is Papamichael's
Particularly tricky is writing strong and memorable female characters when you are a dude. Sure, from Shakespeare on, its been done but the challenge remains.
You have not heard about these nominations, because the Academy really doesn't have a category of Best Health-Themed Movie of the Year. But as a physician, I know that what everyone sees on the big screen causes us to think about our personal lives and experiences and informs many of our conversations.
In the meantime, Dern is enjoying the attention for "Nebraska." He was jubilant about Oscar nominations for his co-star June
Their picks. (My deletions.) My picks. Not all that different. Except where they are extremely different.
It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."
Awards-season prognosticators have long had their eyes on Bruce Dern, who is a favorite for a Best Actor nomination at the
*** *** Forte turned it down. Forte had gained some positive attention for playing Jenna Maroney’s cross-dressing boyfriend
The Descendants was a complex movie, but the word for Nebraska, Alexander Payne's latest outing, is good intentioned. Not
Will Forte didn't worry about getting the role in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" because he assumed he didn't have a chance.
After a best actor award at this year's Cannes Film Festival, there's no stopping Bruce Dern. As Woody in Alexander Payne's
In Nebraska, Bob Nelson and Alexander Payne make a strong statement about a Midwest way of life that's dying in America, a rustic, simpler existence: small towns filled residents who never leave.
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In the film, Forte plays David, a Montana resident who journeys to Nebraska with his ailing father (played by Bruce Dern
Nelson agrees. The duality of the film's characters -- that they are played with both sincerity and some good-natured mockery