My Thoughts on Nebraska

Last night Alexander Payne appeared at the TIFF Bell Lightbox to present a screening of his new film Nebraska, which is scheduled to open in limited release this Friday.  The film focuses on Woody Grant (Bruce Dern), an overtly trusting curmudgeonly old man, who receives a letter in the mail, saying that he has “won” […]

Trailer: Nebraska

Alexander Payne (Sideways, The Descendants) returns with the stark black and white drama Nebraska, which won star Bruce Dern the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival.  I’m certain this film is going to result in comparisons to Payne’s 2002 film About Schmidt, since they both focus on curmudgeonly old men (and both feature […]