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Named not after a single bad film Directors

No bad reviews about such Directors as Jacques Audiard, Asghar Farhadi, Noah Baumbach, Alexander Payne, Ramin Bahrani, Andrew Bujalski and ...
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Alexander Payne may be eyeing Chicago to film adaptation of New Yorker story

Director Alexander Payne attends an event at the Tribeca Film Festival April 28 in New York City. (Ilya S. Savenok / Getty Images for Tribeca Film ...
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James Ivory Wants to Bring Daniel Day-Lewis Out of Retirement

Along with Fox Searchlight and director Alexander Payne, Ivory has adapted The Judge's Will, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's final short story. The short story ...
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Alexander Payne wrote a ‘Jurassic Park’ sequel

Marg Helgenberger. L. Ron Hubbard. And many more movies and movie stars. The column will poke around some of the more surprising corners of ...
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Alexander Payne wrote a ‘Jurassic Park’ sequel

Alexander Payne wrote a “Jurassic Park” sequel. Payne and Taylor share a writing credit with Peter Buchman for 2001's “Jurassic Park III.”.
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The Devil Seeks Forgiveness from Merlot

His editor took the line out of the book, but director Alexander Payne had seen the first draft and kept it in the movie, where it always gets a laugh.
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‘Call Me by Your Name’ Screenwriter James Ivory Wants Daniel Day-Lewis to Come Out of …

... based on longtime collaborator Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's short story of the same name, for director Alexander Payne; he isn't content to simply write, ...
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That time Alexander Payne wrote a ‘Jurassic Park’ sequel

This is a column called Nebraska at the Movies, and it's based on the idea that Nebraska has had a weirdly outsized role in Hollywood. (Or at least it ...
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‘In the Envelope’ Podcast: Niecy Nash of ‘Claws’ Gives the Best Audition Advice Ever

Now the likes of Ava DuVernay and Alexander Payne are seeking her out. Her audition advice—which includes, among other tips, asking for precisely ...
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The Eight Most Hedonistic Movie Road Trips (and Where to Stream Them)

We can wax poetic about the virtues of the American road trip all damn day. Hell, we already have. But sometimes word fail us. Sometimes, we need ...
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