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Alexander Payne to direct adaptation of Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Saga

Alexander Payne has already helmed a pair of on-the-road movies (SIDEWAYS, NEBRASKA), and according to Thompson On Hollywood , he has signed on for another road trip flick. The site is reporting that Payne is attached to direct MY SAGA, a big screen adaptation of Karl Ove Knausgaard's 2015 two-part New York Times Magazine travel essay of the same name. The articles (which...
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Epix to show the color version of Nebraska despite Alexander Payne's wishes

One of the best films to come out last year was Alexander Payne ’s fantastic black and white film NEBRASKA. The story is about a booze-addled father played masterfully by Bruce Dern that makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. If you haven’t seen the film yet, I urge you to do so...
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Gravity, Thor: The Dark World, Nebraska

This week: A groovy Gravity blu-ray, Thor drops the hammer, and a career-capping show from Bruce Dern in Nebraska. ► GRAVITY was just about the most unreviewable movie of last year. You could try describing the simplistic plot, you could attempt to explain the tension, but here’s a movie you...
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Review: Nebraska

PLOT: A son takes his old father on a trip to claim what the latter believes will be a million dollar fortune - but the son knows is just a scam. REVIEW: Alexander Payne does this better than anyone. The stories of the sad sacks who are afraid of watching their life slip away; the compromised, aging men who finally realize that they maybe could have done more - for their...
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The trailer for Alexander Payne's Nebraska wants to scam your heart

Alexander Payne has built quite a nice filmography with CITIZEN RUTH, ELECTION, ABOUT SCHMIDT, SIDEWAYS, and THE DESCENDANTS. His latest film, NEBRASKA, also marks his first directorial effort for which he did not contribute to the screenplay. That being said, the movie has been garnering lots of acclaim and was in the running for the Palm D'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival....
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New details and image from Alexander Payne's Nebraska with Bruce Dern and Will Forte

Writer/Director Alexander Payne is one of the most original filmmakers working today who is rarely recognized for it. He's a bit under the radar, due largely to the fact that his films usually start off as non-commercial fare, like an odd indie pic, but then suddenly pick up steam when said films are nominated for a boatload of awards. Most recently, Payne took home a Best...
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