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    Cannes Review Roundup: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' a Wistful but Slight Father-Son Road Trip Film

    Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte as a father and son embarking on a roadtrip, screened today at Cannes. The response is thus far mixed to positive, with praise for the film's wistful tone and a "career-crowning" performance from Dern. Those less impressed site the fil...

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    Cannes: Alexander Payne Explains Why He Shot 'Nebraska' in Black and White and Cast Will Forte as His Dramatic Lead

    With this year's edition of the Cannes Film Festival in its winding down phase (it concludes on Sunday), it's easy to forget there are still some heavy hitters left to screen in the Competition, one of which, Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," screened this morning for press before its gala later on.

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    Cannes Review: With 'Nebraska,' Has Alexander Payne Gone Soft?

    Alexander Payne's movies walk a fine line between cruel satire and emotional truth, but in "Nebraska," it's particularly hard to discern which is which. The black-and-white road trip dramedy might be his least essential work, but it's also notably distinct from the rest of it. The first project that...

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    Cannes: New Photos From The Coen Brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' & Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

    And they keep on comin'. The Cannes movies are beginning to show their feathers in advance of making their world premieres next week, and with new pics dropping for both "Only God Forgives" and "The Bling Ring" already, here are some more sneak peeks.

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    First Official Look: Bruce Dern & Will Forte In Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska''

    There’s been some confusion about the look of Alexander Payne’s upcoming drama, “Nebraska” which will be in official competition at the Cannes Film Festival later this month (fyi, if you’re headed to France, it’s playing late in the schedule.) Original reports had it pegged as shot in black and whit...

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    Tribeca Review: Will Forte Makes Dramatic Debut In Clunky But Affecting 'Run And Jump'

    There’s acting and then there’s “acting.” The first requires building credible characters and relationships, developing organic conflicts within the framework of a concrete story. The second involves loading up a story with excessive clutter that it drowns out any work of which the actors are capabl...

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    One Way Or Another, Will Forte Says 'MacGruber 2' Is Going To Happen

    While "MacGruber" didn't exactly light up the box office a few years, it's deranged sense of humor and outright absurdity landed the movie a devoted following, who have been vocal about wanting to see a sequel. And in this era of Kickstarting/rebooting everything, perhaps it's not impossible. But la...

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    Tribeca First Look: Naomi Watts In 'Sunlight Jr.,' Melissa Leo In 'Bottled Up,' The Hotties Of 'GBF' & More

    The Tribeca Film Festival is rolling out more first-looks. First off, is director Steph Green’s latest endeavor, entitled "Run and Jump." The film marks Green’s return to Tribeca after winning in the Best Short Narrative category in 2008 for her film "New Boy." "Run and Jump" stars "Saturday Night L...

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    Tim Robbins & Will Forte Replace Dennis Quaid & Ty Burrell In 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'The Switch'

    Hey, remember “The Switch”? That Elmore Leonard adaptation, which is a prequel to “Jackie Brown”? Writer/director Dan Schechter is attached to it. Does any of that ring a bell? Well, if you do remember and have been looking forward to this, rest assured, it’s still happ...

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    Bruce Dern & Will Forte Confirmed For Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska,' Shooting Starts In October

    Well, that was seemingly easy enough. After toying with the idea of Gene Hackman, Robert Forster, Jack Nicholson, Robert Duvall and Bryan Cranston for the lead of his upcoming film "Nebraska"-- along with Casey Affleck and Paul Rudd for the supporting role in a father/son road trip tale -- director ...

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