Alexander Payne

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15 Directors Who Do The Same Thing In Every Movie

It's a good bet Tarantino will include feet and obligatory trunk shots no matter what the subject.…
By Mark Allen
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10 Best Films By 2013's Most Highly Praised Directors

The 10 best films the 10 most lauded directors of 2013 ever made.
By Mark DiStefano
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Cannes 2013: Nebraska Review

By Simon Gallagher
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Oscars 2014: Predicting 10 Best Picture Nominees

By Christopher Lominac
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Oscars 2012 Picks & Predictions: Best Director

Best pictures cannot become best pictures without the talents of a visionary behind the camera...…
By Stephen Clifton
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The Descendants Review: Robustly-Constructed, Expertly-Acted Mood Piece

No, it’s not Sideways, but Alexander Payne's emotionally complex drama is hilarious and heartfelt in equal measure, boosted by a stellar turn from George Clooney.…
By Shaun Munro
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NYFF 2011 Review: Alexander Payne's THE DESCENDANTS

The pleasures to be found in The Descendants are decidedly small-scale, and the film will likely preside as a minor feature in Payne's filmography, which will hopefully pick up speed this decade.…
By Mark Zhuravsky
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Toronto 2011 Review: Alexander Payne's THE DESCENDANTS

It’s thoughtful, it’s honest and it’s surprisingly tender (avoiding some of the more slightly malicious tone that Payne used to embrace) when it asks us “What do we inherit and how do we pass it on?”…
By Quigs
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Trailer: Alexander Payne's THE DESCENDANTS Starring George Clooney

By Robert Beames
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Poster: Alexander Payne's THE DESCENDANTS Starring George Clooney

By Matt Holmes