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Alexander Payne

Nebraska (2013)

Nebraska is the latest film from director Alexander Payne, which means that you can already decide, pretty much, whether you're going to like it or not. Because Payne has a certain type of movie that he likes to make. He makes intimate…

Nebraska (2013)

Everyone loves a road trip movie and with previous successes such as Sideways and About Schmidt, director Alexander Payne returns to the popular trend with his latest offering that has already been generating Oscar buzz, thanks to its…

Nebraska (2013)

Father and son Payne goes back to his state of origin, with another road trip, and is cruel in order to be kind in this heartbreaking little tale of a not very accomplished son Dave (Will Forte), who sells TV's and stereos (and has just…

Nebraska (2013)

My colleague Michael Ewins yesterday told me he couldn’t find the words to describe his love for Nebraska, the latest film from Alexander Payne, so the job has fallen to me. Unfortunately, I’m suffering from the same affliction but I’ll…

The Descendants (2011)

Apart from his short contribution to the anthology Paris Je T'aime, it has been eight years since Alexander Payne last directed a film, which was the Oscar-winning Sideways. Known for his satirical approach in works like Election and About…

The Descendants (2011)

Old money Hawaiian dad becomes mensch Alexander Payne, returning to the big screen for the first time since Sideways seven years ago, has made a film even more intensely rooted in place than anything he's done before. And it's a film…

Election (1999)

To make progress in the world of politics, according to many people, takes a certain kind of mindset and flexible morality, to put it politely. People hungry for power and influence tend to get themselves into positions that put them a bit…