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Criterion in December 2017: ELECTION, Olympic Films, and Docs

For the holiday season this year, the Criterion Collection is offering an unusual mixture of films. Alexander Payne's Election is the outstanding narrative film among the bunch; this edition features a restored 4K digital transfer, as well as new interviews...

Alexander Payne's DOWNSIZING Gets a Full-Sized Trailer

Alexander Payne's Downsizing has made stops on the festival circuit in Venice, Telluride and Toronto so far -- it will also be closing Fantastic Fest later this month -- and so it's time to take a look at its first...

DOWNSIZING Teaser: Matt Damon in Alexander Payne's Latest Suggests Size Isn't Everything

Alexander Payne's Downsizing opens the Venice Film Festival tonight and that occasions the first teaser, set to Talking Heads' very familiar tune "Once in a Lifetime." Matt Damon leads the cast, which includes Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Laura...

Sundance Speed Dating with... LAGGIES Writer/Director Lynn Shelton and Cinematographer Ben Kasulke

Laggies marks Lynn Shelton's sixth feature, four of which have premiered at Sundance, and her sixth collaboration with DP Ben Kasulke.Leading up to their premiere, I got to sit down with two long-time cold weather comrades and pick their brain...

Review: NEBRASKA, A Long Drive With A Charming Destination

Alexander Payne is on some kind of hot streak, with all four of his major features receiving Oscar nominations and his last two (Sideways and The Descendants) both earning Best Picture nominations and taking home statues for Best Adapted Screenplay....

Indie Beat: Top 5 Most Intriguing Indies In November

When we get down to awards season, it becomes even harder to discern the nature of so-called independent and limited releases. Like October, many of November's limited releases, start out as such, but are in fact "high-pedigree" studio films (or...

Bruce Dern Takes A Long Walk To NEBRASKA In Trailer For Alexander Payne's Latest

You can tell by just one screenshot that Alexander Payne's Nebraska is no doubt a low-key and gentle flick. It's no-nonsense black and white cinematography shucks away any kind of grandeur that one may get from the great plains states,...

Cannes 2013 Review: NEBRASKA is a Long Drive with a Charming Destination

Alexander Payne is on some kind of hot streak with all four of his major features receiving Oscar nominations and his last two (Sideways and The Descendants) both earning Best Picture noms and taking home statues for Best Adapted...

Bruce Dern Talks, Jukebox Plays "Sugar Sugar": First Clip From Alexander Payne's NEBRASKA

Set to premiere at Cannes ahead of its theatrical release later this year, Alexander Payne's Nebraska is sure to start the critics talking. (ScreenAnarchy's Festivals Editor included it in our review of the Competition titles.) The first clip from the...