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Alexander Payne

  1. Downsizing Is a Boldly Executed Sci-Fi That Trips Over Its Own ModestyHong Chau is a stand-out in Alexander Payne’s willfully weird economic parable.
  2. profile
    Alexander Payne Is Supersizing His Artistic Ambitions With a Very Tiny ComedyWith Downsizing, the director mines the comedy in the microscopic.
  3. Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig Literally Shrink Themselves in the Downsizing TrailerPremiering this December.
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    Downsizing Trailer: Why Shrink Your Lifestyle When You Can Shrink Your Body?Matt Damon and Christoph Waltz take the plunge.
  5. casting couch
    Be Excited: Matt Damon and Alexander Payne Are Making a Movie TogetherDownsizing.
  6. oscars 2014
    Best Director: Can We Confidently Predict a Split?Director/Picture splits are awfully rare, but can anything stop Alfonso Cuarón?
  7. Talking to Will Forte About ‘Nebraska’, ‘MacGruber 2’, and Never-Aired […]Will Forte is a busy man. Upon leaving SNL in 2010, he starred in MacGruber, a film that received mixed reviews but is nonetheless considered a […]
  8. movie review
    Edelstein: There’s a Gnarled Grace to Alexander Payne’s NebraskaStarring Bruce Dern as a man who believes he’s won a million dollars.
  9. Alexander Payne Likes That Comedians Don’t ‘Wallow in Heavy-osity’“”I’ve found that in the past I’m often drawn to people with good comic timing to perform in dramatic parts,” the director said. “Because […]
  10. profile
    Bruce Dern on Nebraska, the Part He’s Waited 77 Years ForThe perpetual supporting man gets his star turn.
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    Nebraska Trailer: Will Forte’s Driving Mr. DernIt’s in black and/or white.
  12. Watch the Trailer for Will Forte’s Dramatic Debut in Alexander Payne’s […] Here’s the brand new trailer for Nebraska, director Alexander Payne’s upcoming movie that stars Will Forte in his dramatic debut. Forte stars […]
  13. cannes 2013
    Cannes: Why Alexander Payne Shot Nebraska in B&WThe film stars Bruce Dern and Will Forte.
  14. Watch Will Forte Get Dramatic in a Clip from Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’ Saturday Night Live alum Will Forte is set to take a rare dramatic turn in Nebraska, a new movie directed by Oscar-winner Alexander Payne […]
  15. Will Forte Hopefully to Work with Alexander Payne; Bring the PainAlexander Payne, writer/director of such minor (not minor at all) films as The Descendants, Sideways, and Election, wants Will Forte to star in […]
  16. chat room
    Alexander Payne on The Descendants, the Contraception Battle, and the Japanese Sideways“Oh, God, it’s unwatchable.”
  17. exclusive
    Paramount Demands a Budget Cut and a Big Star for Alexander Payne’s Black-and-White MovieTo win the right to block color from ‘Nebraska,’ he slices his $20 million budget nearly in half.
  18. clickables
    See George Clooney in the Poster for The DescendantsIt’s the new movie from Alexander Payne.
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    See George Clooney in a Clip From The DescendantsIt’s the newest film from Alexander Payne, and it involves a lot of running.
  20. the industry
    Alexander Payne Is Making Another Road-Trip MovieIt’s called ‘Nebraska.’
  21. the industry
    Bobby Fischer Pawned by David FincherPlus: Mary Steenburgen to have obnoxious kids.
  22. the industry
    Owen Wilson Is a DogPlus: Jim Belushi! Gordon Ramsay! A Canadian kid!
  23. the industry
    Jonah Hill Knows The Best ThingPlus: a Hank Williams biopic.
  24. the industry
    Ed Helms to Make Iowa Cool AgainPlus: Somebody finally cuts Spielberg a break.
  25. the industry
    Sacha Baron Cohen, Reese Witherspoon, and Paul Giamatti Get SmallPlus, Chuck Lorre’s shows to remain on TV forever.
  26. the industry
    Barry Sonnenfeld to Save World From Aliens AgainPlus: What’s Christopher Lloyd up to these days?
  27. the industry
    Samuel L. Jackson to Star in Basically ‘Torture: The Movie’Plus: Alexander Payne’s next movie, and the big names behind ‘Bioshock.’
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    A Peek at the Movie ‘Chuck & Larry’ Could Have BeenThe finished version of I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry bears little resemblance to the script credited writers Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor turned in several years ago.
  29. news reel
    Did Joshua Ferris’s Novel Sell to HBO?