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Alexander Payne

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  • A 'Sideways' inspired getaway to Santa Barbara's wine country

    It was 10 years ago that Alexander Payne's quirky little film, "Sideways," landed on the silver screen. Merlot was trashed. Pinot noir began its ascendancy. A Saab bit the dust. And as sad sack novelist Miles and his about-to-be-married buddy, Jack, wove their way past country lanes and vineyards, it suddenly dawned on filmgoers that this was not Napa.
  • Pining for sophisticated comedy in a world of raunch

    It would seem beyond argument that Americans are more sophisticated today than they were in the 1930s and '40s. We travel, communicate and do business across the globe, have access to more information and more types of sensation than ever before —...

    Matt Damon Confirms His Return to Jason Bourne Franchise

    Matt Damon will be back as Bourne. After Variety reported in September that Universal was in the early stages of bringing Damon and Jason Bourne director Paul Greengrass back for another installment, Damon confirmed to E! News his return to the role...

    Ben Affleck on 'Project Greenlight' Revival: We Have Enthusiasm and Commitment

    Movie-makers and partners-in-crime, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were all smiles on the carpet at "Project Greenlight's" party to announce the winner of the fourth incarnation of the competition. The duo joyously spoke to press about the process of...

    Matt Damon to Star in Alexander Payne's Satire 'Downsizing'

    Matt Damon will star in Alexander Payne's social satire "Downsizing" and is exiting Legendary Pictures' "The Great Wall." "Downsizing" has been written by Payne with Jim Taylor. The story centers on a man in the near future who realizes that he would...