Alexander Payne

The “Election” director talks the state of Hollywood and his new movie “Downsizing.” Just don’t compare it to “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.”
"The stage was set, the Paula lights were glowing and Donna Lynne was dancing for her life," Ruiz, who was promoted to series
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.
Toffler: We really liked Alexander and Jim’s take on Tom Perrotta’s book, and he had a very distinct visual style, which
"The Monuments Men" and "Nebraska" are out in theaters now. Beyond that connection, Papamichael is a fit for both Clooney
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.
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."
Now that Dern has become the recipient of fresh buzz and acclaim, are the offers rolling in for his next role? Not exactly
On the day we meet for this interview, Will Forte is lamenting his performance from the night before on “Late Night with
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.
"You dumb cluck," exclaims Woody's wife Kate. What would Woody even do with a million dollars? "You know what I'd do with
"Nebraska" is out in limited release now. "I think he's amazing, and every woman adores him," Squibb said in a recent interview
What Nelson wrote is a road trip comedy-drama about Woody and David Grant, a father and son who travel from Montana to Nebraska
In one sense, actor Bruce Dern is an interviewer's dream: He's pithy, quotable and voluble. In another sense, Dern is an interviewer's nightmare: You ask one question and never get the chance to ask another, because he's got so much to say.
I did not know that. And he directed a Madonna movie, the one where she had the tiger in New York City. Dern was in a reflective