Thursday Mar 6
'Adult drama' about 'the fartland:' Alexander Payne
"We call it the fartland," he says from his bed in the Big Apple, admittedly just a little hung over.
Movie Review: 'Nebraska'
Writer-director Alexander Payne is one of the most influential filmmakers out there.
Emma Johnson: I expect big frocks but few shocks at this year's Oscars
Howard Thomas, a metalworker, from Cardiff Road, Central Reading, started the CommonSense party in 2003 and stood in the General Election in Reading West in 2010, gaining 852 votes He was originally expected to return to the side in early February, but strained a quad muscle during his recovery and has remained sidelined ever since For some people ... (more)
Santa Cruz Sentinel
UCSC alumnus Ron Yerxa up for 'Best Picture' Academy Award
"Election," "Cold Mountain," "King of the Hill," "Little Miss Sunshine" are just a few of the high-quality films produced by Ron Yerxa since he left UC Santa Cruz with a masters degree in 1976.
Cinematique adds "Nebraska" showing
Due to a large capacity crowd thus far the Cinematique film series is adding another showing of the six-time Oscar nominated "Nebraska."
'Adult drama' about 'the fartland:' Payne
He's been credited with creating an aching portrait of the fading American heartland, but Alexander Payne isn't all that excited by idle flattery.
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Inside the Best Picture Nominees: A deep dive into 'Nebraska'
Box office: Opening weekend: $140,401; Total domestic box office: $16.5 million; Worldwide gross to date: $17.7 million Tweetable description: A middle-aged everyguy takes his ailing father on a road trip.
National Public Radio
Director Alexander Payne On Mining Every Film For Comic Potential
Alexander Payne directed and co-wrote the films Election, About Schmidt, Sideways and The Descendants .
The Japan Times
Nebraska" is a film about very little indeed. An old man on the cusp of senility, Woody Grant, gets a piece of junk mail telling him that he's the lucky sweepstakes winner of $1 million.
The Daily Nexus
Oscar Nominee 'Nebraska' Airs at Script-to-Screen
On Friday, Feb. 7, UCSB's department of Film and Media Studies and the Carsey-Wolf Center presented Academy Award Best Picture nominee "Nebraska" as a part of their "Script-to-Screen" series produced by the Pollock Theater.