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Alexander Payne

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

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

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  • Complete list of Independent Spirit Awards winners and nominees

    Complete list of Independent Spirit Awards winners and nominees
    The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    An early look at Oscar best picture contenders
    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Laura Dern tells all about 'Enlightened'

    Laura Dern tells all about 'Enlightened'
    The HBO series "Enlightened" is impossible to imagine without Laura Dern's portrayal of Amy Jellicoe, the unlikely agent of corporate change who sets the whole story in motion with an unforgettable mascara-streaked meltdown on the job. Dern did more...
  • Movie review: 'The Way, Way Back' has a sweet side and a sting

    Movie review: 'The Way, Way Back' has a sweet side and a sting
    To begin talking about the new indie film "The Way, Way Back," I want to go way, way back. Praise for the movie's excellent cast, anchored by Sam Rockwell, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Allison Janney and teenage rock Liam James, will come later. As good...
  • 'Sideways' stage adaptation heading to La Jolla Playhouse

    'Sideways' stage adaptation heading to La Jolla Playhouse
    The recent stage adaptation of the bestselling novel "Sideways" that debuted in May in Santa Monica is moving up in the world. The La Jolla Playhouse said it will produce the play starting in July, with former artistic director Des McAnuff at the helm....
  • Telluride taps Geoff Dyer as guest director

     
    Telluride Film Festival has chosen Geoff Dyer as its guest director for 2012....
  • Cannes 2012: Actor Norman Lloyd remembers Hitchcock, Renoir

     
    At a recent event at the Cannes Film Festival, actor Norman Lloyd reflected on his life's work and his famous collaborators, including Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock and Jean Renoir....
  • Cannes 2012: Festival turns 65 with a lineup heavy on U.S. titles

     
    Opening Wednesday night with Wes Anderson's oddly endearing “Moonrise Kingdom,” the Cannes Film Festival is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year and marking that milestone by embracing all kinds of opposites: old and young, dramatic...
  • Cannes 2012: Alexander Payne, Ewan McGregor named to jury

     
    The Cannes Film Festival announced Wednesday that American director Alexander Payne (“The Descendants,” “Sideways”), Scottish actor Ewan McGregor (“Star Wars: Episode I,” “Trainspotting”) and German...
  • Oscars 2012: ‘The Artist’ producer tops final Heat Meter rankings

     
    Thomas Langmann from The Artist and Meryl Streep from The Iron Lady were some of the top contenders this award season. Each won Oscars Sunday....
  • Oscars 2012: Alexander Payne praises fellow 'Descendants' writers

     
    Oscars 2012: "The Descendants' director Alexander Payne says Oscar-winning screenwriters gave him the "luxury to pick and choose."...