Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Alexander Payne

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    11 comments
    tweet
    93

    DGA Nominees Include Surprise Fincher Nomination

    The Directors Guild has announced the nominees for its 64th Annual DGA Awards, to be held on January 28. The DGA is a much larger and more populist voting group --14,000 strong--than the elite Oscar directors branch, which numbers around 400.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    14

    George Clooney's 10 Best Bits of Insight, Palm Springs Panel Edition

    George Clooney talks to Palm Springs about his next project, being a jerk to his co-stars and why he delayed production on "The Ides of March."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Steve Zaillian Earns 2 WGA Nominations; Woody Allen, Diablo Cody & Alexander Payne Also In The Race

    Scorecards will be adjusted and awards prognosticator types will have to adjust their bets, as the WGA have revealed their nominees for their annual awards. Why do we care? The guilds have traditionally been the best augurs for how the Oscar nominees will take shape, mostly because these are the sam...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    7 comments
    tweet
    7

    Best Films of 2011

    If there were ever a year to be wimpy and declare a tie, this would have been it: choosing between my Number 1 and Number 2 films was just silly. One is big, the other smaller; both are ambitious and perfectly made, but in wildly different ways. I adore them both.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Honor Roll 2011 | Alexander Payne On 'The Descendants' and Why it's a Minor Work

    Alexander Payne is in a good mood, or at least a little more chipper than usual. If the consensus means anything, the man behind such noted black comedies as "Election" and "About Schmidt" has yet to break his winning streak. Seven years have passed since his last feature, "...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    5

    David Cronenberg Opts Out Of Adaptation Of Dennis Lehane's 'Animal Rescue'; Alexander Payne & George Clooney Sought To Direct

    As far as book-to-movie adaptations go, Dennis Lehane has had an enviable track record. While he's only had three novels brought to the big screen, they've resulted in both critical acclaim and box office success, with "Mystic River," "Gone Baby Gone" and "Shutter Is...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    9 comments
    tweet
    6

    2011's Potential Oscar Nominees For Acting, Directing & Writing Get Together To Talk At THR's Awards Roundtable

    One of the necessities for any Oscar candidate is to do a lot of smiling, gladhanding interviews where they answer the same questions over and over again. An antidote to this madness is the annual Hollywood Reporter Roundtable Interviews. They’re awesome. You take six leading Oscar potentials ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    13
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    15

    Critical Consensus: Maltin vs. James

    In this installment of Critical Consensus, Leonard Maltin and Caryn James debate whether "The Artist" is a stunt and agree that Michelle Williams in "My Week WIth Marilyn" definitely is not.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    9

    16 New Images From Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants' Starring George Clooney; Plus Roll-Out Expansion Plan Schedule

    Everyone seems to be talking to director Alexander Payne these days thanks to the festival success of his latest feature, "The Descendants." That is, except for The Playlist (*bitter tears*). Such is life. The director recently sat down with both the New York Times and L.A. Times for in-de...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Guardians of the Galaxy-Saldana-PrattGuardians Of The GalaxyLeonard Maltin
  • Get On Up-Chadwick BosemanGet On UpLeonard Maltin
  • Imperial DreamsReview: John Boyega Shines in 'Imperial ...Shadow and Act