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No country for old man – Nebraska review

By Simon Miraudo February 20, 2014 Alexander Payne is back in prime, prickly form with Nebraska, a marked improvement over his soggy, false-feeling melodrama The Descendants. It gives screen legend Bruce Dern a more-than-welcome opportunity to shine as he nears the end of his storied career, and an even more welcome leading man part to […]

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Quentin Tarantino’s next movie might be called The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino’s follow-up to Oscar-winner Django Unchained is reportedly titled The Hateful Eight, and has been written with roles in mind for Christoph Waltz and Bruce Dern. These are the gossipy nuggets being shared by Deadline. Though Tarantino himself revealed his next movie would be a western, the name of it had been unknown. That said, The Hateful Eight is just […]

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Trailer Debut: Nebraska

Alexander Payne follows up Oscar winner The Descendants with the low-key, black-and-white road movie Nebraska. It stars Bruce Dern as a grumpy old man falsely convinced of a sweepstakes victory, and Will Forte as the son who joins him on his journey to collect the prize. Dern nabbed the Best Actor prize at Cannes earlier […]

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Controversial French drama, Blue is the Warmest Colour, collects Palme d’Or at Cannes

Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue is the Warmest Colour has collected the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, as selected by a jury led by Steven Spielberg and comprised of such industry luminaries as Ang Lee, Christoph Waltz, Nicole Kidman, Christian Mungiu, and Lynn Ramsay. The sexually explicit French drama set tongues wagging on the Croisette […]

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Alexander Payne eyes Bruce Dern and Will Forte for Nebraska

Fresh from his Oscar-winning hit The Descendants, Alexander Payne is putting together the cast for his follow up, Nebraska. According to Deadline, Payne wants Bruce Dern and Will Forte (Saturday Night Live) to star as father and son in the black and white road movie. Budgeted at a measly $13 million, the script comes from Bob Nelson. It […]

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