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  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • Stephen Dorff on 'The Motel Life' and What's Wrong with Hollywood

    In 2010, Stephen Dorff found himself on the industry's hot list after starring in Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere," a meditative drama about a Hollywood actor and his lonely daughter. Dorff recalls a stream of offers from a fickle business that he's been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bruce Dern to Receive Career Achievement Award at Palm Springs Fest

    Following his critically acclaimed performance in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," Bruce Dern will be feted with the career achievement award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. The ceremony will be held Jan. 4 at 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Bruce Dern Talks His Buzzed-About Starring Turn in 'Nebraska'

    Bruce Dern's phone hasn't stopped ringing since he returned home to Pasadena from the Cannes Film Festival in May. The first call, which abruptly woke him, turned out to be his daughter Laura. She'd heard from director Alexander Payne that good news...