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Best Original Screenplay Oscar nail-biter: Not so fast ‘Get Out,’ there’s still ‘Three Billboards’

Since 2010 the Writers Guild of America has correctly predicted the winners of both screenplay races at the Oscars twice. The first time being in 2012 with Woody Allen winning Original Screenplay for “Midnight in Paris” along with Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon & Jim Rash winning Adapted Screenplay for ...
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‘Downsizing’ Star Hong Chau on Some of Her Most Memorable Red Carpet Looks

Hong Chau, who received Golden Globe and SAG Award noms for portraying a Vietnamese refugee in “Downsizing,” is still thinking about Alexander Payne's film. “Payne makes films that reward repeat viewing — that will outlive him, you, me and our worrisome times,” she says. The actress, previously a ...
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Filmmaker & Oscar-winner Alexander Payne to deliver UNL commencement

An A-list Hollywood filmmaker and Nebraska native will be returning to the state to speak to graduates at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Alexander Payne, an Academy Award-winning director, producer and screenwriter will deliver the commencement address at UNL this spring. The Omaha native ...
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Filmmaker Payne to address U of Nebraska-Lincoln graduates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne is scheduled to deliver the undergraduate commencement address May 5 for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The university says Payne, who graduated from high school in Omaha, also will be given an honorary doctorate of fine arts.
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Filmmaker Payne to address U of Nebraska-Lincoln graduates

Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne is scheduled to deliver the undergraduate commencement address May 5 for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The university says Payne, who graduated from high school in Omaha, also will be given an honorary doctorate of fine arts. He co-wrote and ...
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Filmmaker Alexander Payne to address UNL grads in May

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Omaha native Alexander Payne will deliver the undergraduate commencement address this spring for University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduates. Payne is to speak May 5 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. He also will receive an honorary doctorate degree in fine arts from ...
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Filmmaker Alexander Payne to address UNL grads in May

Alexander Payne walks the red carpet during the Omaha premiere of "Downsizing'' on Dec. 15, 2017, in at the Dundee ... Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Omaha native Alexander Payne will stop in Lincoln in May to address University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduates. Payne is to deliver the ...
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Filmmaker Alexander Payne to address UNL grads in May

Alexander Payne walks the red carpet during the Omaha premiere of "Downsizing'' on Dec. 15, 2017, in at the Dundee Theater. ... Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Omaha native Alexander Payne will stop in Lincoln in May to address University of Nebraska graduates. Payne is to deliver the ...
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Filmmaker Alexander Payne to address NU grads in May

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Omaha native Alexander Payne will stop in Lincoln in May to address University of Nebraska graduates. Payne is to deliver the undergraduate commencement address May 5 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. He will also receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree ...
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Oscar-winning filmmaker Payne to address May graduates

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Omaha native Alexander Payne will deliver the undergraduate commencement address May 5 at Nebraska. He will also receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the university.
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