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Cork Film Festival to screen some 200 films over 10 days

Between “The Man Who Invented Christmas” and Alexander Payne's science-fiction road movie, “Downsizing”, starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, ...
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Videos in the time of Netflix

“It was director Alexander Payne who brought a small film like The Man in the Moon to our notice,” said Kline. “He also persuaded us to get a 1930s ...
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CUT DOWN TO SIZE – Eastern Eye

Director Alexander Payne took the great concept of people shrinking themselves to get a better life and royally destroyed it with an amateurish ...
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Is climate change Hollywood’s new supervillain?

Eco-thriller Geostorm, with Gerard Butler as a weather-busting scientist, is the latest movie to battle the environment. From Blade Runner 2049 to ...
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Cork Film Festival announce 2017 Programme

The Irish premiere of Alexander Payne's science-fiction road movie 'Downsizing' at the Everyman will close the Festival on Sunday 19 November.
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#Festival: The 62nd Cork Film Festival launches its 2017 programme

The Irish premiere of Alexander Payne's science-fiction road movie Downsizing at the Everyman will close the Festival on Sunday 19 November.
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JT Barrett thoroughly dominated Nebraska and looked like 2014 Barrett in the process

It's not about the [lack of] competition anymore when talking about Barrett's recent success. It's his poise, decision making and confidence that will ...
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‘Almost Friends’ Acquired By Gravitas Ventures; Grasshopper Picks Up Iranian Drama ‘Ava’

The other stars include Marg Helgenberger (CSI), Haley Joel Osment, Odeya Rush (Goosebumps), Jake Abel (Love & Mercy), Taylor John Smith ...
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Gravitas Set with ALMOST FRIENDS For Theater and VOD 11/17

... at home with his mom (Marg Helgenberger, CSI) and stepfather while working at a small movie theatre and living vicariously through his best friend, ...
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Downsizing review: a sharp sci-fi satire about lifestyle envy and consumerism

Alexander Payne's intriguing blend of science fiction and social satire stars Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, and promises much. But though it starts ...
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