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China’s Most Expensive Film Could Prove Its Biggest Movie Flop

Asura, a fantasy epic based on Buddhist mythology touted as the most expensive Chinese film ever made, has been pulled from theaters after a ...
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Ant Man & the Wasp – movie review

Exploring similar comic territory to Alexander Payne's recent satire Downsizing, Ant Man & the Wasp makes the most of ordinary objects magically ...
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Watch Movie Premieres Under the Stars at This Glamorous Greek Film Festival

It has attracted the attention of big names including filmmaker Alexander Payne, Tribeca Film Festival artistic director Frederic Boyer, and ...
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Sandra Oh revealed after 2018 Emmy nomination for Killing Eve

In her personal life, Sandra was dating Alexander Payne for five years before they married on January 1, 2003. They separated two years later and ...
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Call it ‘Omaha style’ pizza: Love it or hate it, La Casa celebrates 65 years

(That's Omaha native and director Alexander Payne's personal favorite combination.) “It is very different if you are used to a certain style of pizza,” ...
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Bruce Dern to appear at Plaza Classic Film Festival

Dern will appear for on-stage interviews with Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" at 7 p.m. Friday, August 10 and Hal Ashby's "Coming Home" at 3:30 p.m. ...
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Is This the World’s Most Glamorous Place to Watch Movies?

... mind you—and those outdoor screening have won the attention of international heavyweights like filmmaker Alexander Payne, Tribeca Film Festival ...
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Bruce Dern set to appear at Plaza Classic Film Festival in August

Dern will appear for on-stage interviews with Alexander Payne's Nebraska at 7 p.m. Friday, August 10 and Hal Ashby's Coming Home at 3:30 p.m. ...
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You had me at Merlot: I forgive you, Rex Pickett

... apartment writing a novel,” says Rex Pickett, the author of “Sideways,” which was adapted as the acclaimed Alexander Payne film of the same title.
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The shrinkage: In honour of Ant-Man, we rank the best movies about characters who shrink down

While on paper, Downsizing's skewering of Western-centric world-saving ethos is fascinating social commentary, Alexander Payne can't seem to get ...
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