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Fourteen short films will compete in Nest Film Students, which has seen its submissions increase …

Last year, filmmakers Alexander Payne, Peter Strickland, Jaime Rosales, Albertina Carri and Virgil Vernier shared their knowledge with the ...
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Australia: Win Tickets to See ‘A Dog’s Journey’ in Cinemas!

... again by Josh Gad) is living the good life on the Michigan farm of his “boy,” Ethan (Dennis Quaid) and Ethan's wife Hannah (Marg Helgenberger).
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Film through the decades: 1999

ELECTION (Alexander Payne) GO (Doug Liman) THE INSIDER (Michael Mann) THE LIMEY (Steven Soderbergh) THE MATRIX (The Wachowski ...
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Honorary Heart of Sarajevo award goes to Pawel Pawlikowski

... Todd Haynes (2008), Tsai Ming-Liang, Ulrich Seidl (2007), Abel Ferrara, Béla Tarr (2006), Alexander Payne (2005), Dušan Makavejev, Gaspar Noé ...
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Review: Remember Me

... maestro Alfred Hitchcock's Family Plot, Alexander Payne's Nebraska and three features by Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained ...
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CBS’ ‘All Rise’ Turns Lens On Legal System, Inclusion & The Occasional Judicial Pratfall – TCA

Simone Missick, Wilson Bethel, Jessica Camacho, Marg Helgenberger, J. Alex Brinson, Lindsay Mendez, and Ruthie Ann Miles star. Missick joked ...
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Read this: The New York Times finally realizes Tracy Flick is the hero of Election

In Alexander Payne's 1999 film, says the Times, “she's preyed upon by a teacher and almost cheated out of her rightful victory. But somehow she's the ...
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Vintage Shelf: ‘Election’ and the Joy of Hating a Character

Anyways, 10 minutes into Criterion's beautiful restoration of Alexander Payne's 1999 high school movie/political dramedy Election (see it on Amazon) I ...
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Exclusive: the Puppy-Filled Gag Reel For A Dog’s Journey Is 2 Minutes of Pure Joy

Dennis Quaid, Kathryn Prescott, Marg Helgenberger, and Betty Gilpin also appear onscreen, but the dogs are the real stars of the movie. Above, enjoy ...
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What America Gets Wrong About Tracy Flick

Even if you've never seen “Election,” Alexander Payne's 1999 comedy about high school politics run amok, you probably know something about Tracy ...
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