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  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Nov. 11-15, 2013)

    Nebraska (Paramount) After making side trips to California's Central Coast and Hawaii (for "Sideways" and "The Descendants," respectively), Alexander Payne returns to his home state of Nebraska for his sixth directorial feature, a wistful ode to small-...
  • What the Road Ahead Looks Like for 'Nebraska' at the Box Office

    For a black-and-white road-trip comedy set in the Heartland, Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" was never a guaranteed winning lottery ticket -- but the popularity of the prolific director, coupled with a buzzed-about performance from Bruce Dern, gave the...
  • Review: 'Nebraska' offers a rich reward along its journey

    Review: 'Nebraska' offers a rich reward along its journey
    It's the letter everyone's received. The one that gets your attention by saying you've won a million dollars but is actually all about selling magazine subscriptions. But what if someone truly believed they'd won that million? And what if that...
  • 'Nebraska': Alexander Payne on putting comedic actors in dramas

    'Nebraska': Alexander Payne on putting comedic actors in dramas
    Audiences acquainted with the "Saturday Night Live" character MacGruber — a bumbling special-ops agent who rather consistently fails to save the day — might be surprised to see the man who portrays him, Will Forte, co-starring in Alexander...
  • 'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts

    'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts
    At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
  • 2014 Oscars Predictions: Weekly Temperature Gauge (Updated)

    Every Friday through the Oscars on March 2, 2014, Variety's awards editor Tim Gray offers a rundown of the warming trends and cold fronts in our weekly "Temperature Gauge," in addition to his latest projections in each of the major awards categories....
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Comet of the Century PBS launches an...
  • Alexander Payne Hopes No One Ever Sees 'Nebraska' in Color

    Alexander Payne doesn't want audiences to watch the color version of his black-and-white film "Nebraska." The director told the Canadian Press that he felt pressured by distributor Paramount Vantage to cut an alternate version of the dramedy in order...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Leads Spirit Nominations with 7; 'Nebraska' Takes 6

    High-profile studios pics mingled with small-scale indies as Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" led nominations for the 29th Independent Spirit Awards with seven followed by Paramount Vantage's "Nebraska" with six. In a year chock full of worth films,...
  • Reason to believe

    Reason to believe
    The small and medium towns in the Midwest and the Great Plains aren't so different from any other part of the United States. Half the people don't talk much, while the other half chatter to fill the silence. It's a time-honored cliche according to...
  • Why the Oscars Best Supporting Actor Race Is a Hot Mess

    This year's Oscar race has had bloggers buzzing about the most cutthroat best actor category in years-with at least seven "locks" for five slots-but there's an even bigger logjam in the supporting actor contest. When the nominees are announced in January,...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Mother of All Talent This unscripted...