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Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' is worth your time
In "Nebraska," the brilliant small-budget dark comedy from Alexander Payne, an aging alcoholic receives a mass-mailed sweepstakes letter that he doesn't realize is just a scammy way to sell magazines.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Film fanatics Claudia Winkleman and Danny Leigh share their thoughts on the latest blockbuster releases.
The Tufts Daily
Movie Review | 'Nebraska' is beautiful yet flawed portrait of Midwestern family
With the holiday season upon us, Alexander Payne's new film "Nebraska" reminds us that family comes first, no matter what.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
New Hampshire 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 .
Film: December 2013 by Spoonfed Team
It builds up to the murder of David Kammerer in 1944 and tells the story of Lucien Carr, Kammerer's killer, and his influence on Ginsberg.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Movie review: Bruce Dern delivers poignant portrayal in 'Nebraska'
Filmmaker Alexander Payne's quiet marvel "Nebraska" celebrates family and the Heartland while eschewing cloying ideas sometimes associated with such topics.
The Spectacular Now - Trailer
Emotionally vivid and terrifically performed, romantic drama The Spectacular Now deserves to be hailed as one of the outstanding teen movies.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Va. Beach native finds his "Fault" with 2nd film
Writer/director Josh Boone, a native of Virginia Beach, takes a break on the movie set of "The Fault in Our Stars," an adaptation of John Green's best-selling novel.
The News Tribune
Patience with grumpy Bruce Dern reaps rewards
It's the letter everyone's received. The one that gets your attention by saying you've won a million dollars but is actually all about selling magazine subscriptions.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
'Nebraska' follows dysfunctional family on quest
"Nebraska," by Alexander Payne, director of "The Descendants" and "Sideways," is like a cold and hard dope slap from winter.
'The Descendants' is excellent
One of the more anticipated new films to come out this month is "Nebraska," the latest film from celebrated director Alexander Payne.
River Front Times
A Hard Trip Worth Taking: Nebraska is a grand slog through Real America
In 1997, 87-year-old Richard Lusk flew from California to Florida to claim an $11 million prize he believed he'd won in a sweepstakes.
The Kansas City Star
a Nebraskaa a compelling Midwest state of mind | 3 stars
Woody is convinced he has won a million-dollar sweepstakes, so his son agrees to hit the road with him to check out the prize.
Harry Potter Series Named Best Young Adult Novel In Poll
J.K. Rowling 's Harry Potter books have been named the best young adult novels in a new online poll.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Pittsburgh's Big-Screen Rebirth
Carpenters and electricians began crafting sets and scenes. Headshots littered the desks of casting agents.
'Nebraska' review: Star Bruce Dern's career performance buoys familiar tale
The 1970s were good for Bruce Dern, but being in his 70s might be even better. The veteran performer, whose 144 acting credits include exactly one Academy Award nomination , gets a chance to strut his autumnal stuff in director Alexander Payne's very '70s-esque "Nebraska," and the result might be the performance of a lifetime.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Michigan Daily Online
Alexander Payne discusses origins, casting and upcoming film 'Nebraska'
In a conference call with The Michigan Daily, acclaimed director Alexander Payne was asked if he had any pre-directing rituals.
10 hot holiday movies
Nebraska: Bruce Dern and Will Forte star as a father and son traveling to cash in a fake lottery ticket.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Movies: 'Nebraska' a journey of the head and heart for Bruce Dern
There's no half way with Bruce Dern. It's why he's worked consistently in show business for 55 years.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Movies: 'Delivery Man' reviewed with other new, recent films
This ultimately over-huggy sentimental comedy doesn't have a lot to offer when it comes to hilarity, but it should prove useful as a cautionary tale for underachievers everywhere.