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Play It Again – The Birdcage

By Simon Miraudo August 25, 2014 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line. Hey, whatever. It […]

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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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