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Miguel Arteta

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  • 'Alexander's' day isn't so terrible, film isn't so great

    Like so many family movies of the past, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" rests on the idea of the innocent and the unsuspecting caught in embarrassing, but amusing, situations. I believe it's technically referred to as the shock-and-scream effect.
  • Making an authentic family film

    Making an authentic family film
    It looks like an odd combination: Miguel Arteta, director of “Cedar Rapids” and “Youth in Revolt,” now directing a Disney movie. Yet getting married a little over a year ago has changed Arteta’s mood. “When I was...

    'Alexander' entertains kids and parents

    'Alexander' entertains kids and parents
    You wouldn’t expect anything good to come out of a movie with the words “terrible,” horrible,” “no good” and “very bad” in the title, yet the misfortunes of Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) and his family are fun...

    Q&A: Indie Helmer Miguel Arteta Goes Studio with 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

    Miguel Arteta began his feature film directing career in 1997 with "Star Maps," which was nominated for the Independent Spirit's Best First Feature Award. He followed with a series of critically acclaimed independent hits, including "Chuck & Buck," "The...

    Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner and 'Alexander' Stars Celebrate 'Love Letter to Family' at L.A. Premiere

    Alexander may have had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, but the red carpet premiere of Disney's movie adaptation of Judith Viorst's children's classic was anything but, with stars Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner and Ed Oxenbould (in the...