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Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne
Alexander Payne was nominated for Oscars for Best Achievement in Directing for in "Nebraska".

Full Oscars 2014 coverage

Alexander Payne was nominated for Oscars for Best Achievement in Directing for in "Nebraska".

Full Oscars 2014 coverage

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  • Oscars 2012: 'Hugo' editor Thelma Schoonmaker on kids, dogs and 3-D

     
    Martin Scorsese's long-running editor partner Thelma Schoomaker talks about their collaboration on "Hugo" and being nominated for her seventh Oscar...
  • Oscars 2012: 'Hugo' composer Howard Shore on Scorsese collaboration

     
    Composer Howard Shore reacts to his fourth Academy Award nomination for his original score to Martin Scorsese's "Hugo"...
  • Martin Scorsese on being reviewed: 'You can't be bothered'

     
    Martin Scorsese, Michel Hazanavicius, Alexander Payne, George Clooney and Stephen Daldry join the Envelope Directors Roundtable to talk about how and whether they can tell if their work is any good....
  • DGA names 'The Artist's' Michel Hazanavicius best director

     
    'The Artist's' Michel Hazanavicius wins the Directors Guild of America award....
  • Oscar ballots are out; get your votes in

     
    Marking the final leg of the Oscar race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mailed its final ballots to its roughly 6,000 members Wednesday. For the rest of us, there’s no need to wait for the postman, thanks to The Times’...
  • George Clooney, Alexander Payne talk family drama, 'Descendants'

     
    'Descendants' writer-director Alexander Payne and star George Clooney talked about their film's place among classic family dramas from past Oscar years at a recent event at the American Cinematheque....
  • 'The Descendants' wins the USC Scripter Award for writing

     
    "The Descendants" won the USC Libraries Scripter Award, a prize that honors the best adapted screenplay of the year as well as the book the film is based on. Screenwriters Alexander Payne (who also directed the film) and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash shared the...
  • The Oscar voters: Meet the members at large

     
    There are 244 voting members at large of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including stunt men, chemists, casting directors and choreographers. Members at large don’t belong to one of the 15 specific “craft” branches in...
  • Alexander Payne is eager to head back to 'Nebraska'

     
    Midwesterner Alexander Payne, whose film "The Descendants" has five Oscar nominations -- including best picture and director-- isn't quite at home on the Hollywood awards circuit. “I don’t campaign,” Payne said. “The studio...
  • 'The Descendants,' 'The Artist' and 'Rango' win editing awards

     
    Kevin Tent won the ACE Eddie Award Saturday evening for best edited dramatic motion picture for "The Descendants," while Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius earned Eddies for best edited comedy or musical film for "The Artist."...
  • 'Midnight in Paris,' The Descendants' win Writers Guild awards

     
    Woody Allen won the original screenplay award for "Midnight in Paris" and Alexander Payne and Jim Rash & Nat Faxon won adapted screenplay for "The Descendants" at the Writers Guild of America awards Sunday....