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Fresh Air Weekend: Alexander Payne, Baby Photos And Ted Williams
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Movies: 'Nebraska,' 'The Book Thief' & 'The Best Man Holiday'
"The Book Thief," adapted from the 2006 bestseller by Markus Zusak, is playing in area movie theaters.
There are insights into old age, pearls of wisdom and gags galore, all wrapped up in a coating that's more akin to a bitter lemon than sugar... Like an American alternative to our own Mike Leigh, Alexander Payne's movies take time to let their mature stars burrow under your skin.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Will Forte and Bruce Dern in Nebraska
Within these wistful, Midwestern vistas lies a captivatingly simple story: a grumpy old man called Woody receives a letter telling him he's won $1million.
Movies: - Oldboy' reviewed with other new, recent films
When an Iraq war veteran goes missing after returning home, his brother starts looking into his connection to a violent drug dealer .
Los Angeles Times
Oscar 8-Ball: 'Saving Mr. Banks' and 'Nebraska'
A movie about the magic of moviemaking? It worked for the last two best picture winners - "The Artist" and "Argo" - so why not "Banks," a warmly sentimental, behind-the-scenes story about Walt Disney's attempt to persuade famously prickly British author Travers to sign away the screen rights to her beloved creation, Mary Poppins.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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.