As for me, the best parts of the film, the idea of my thousands of dollars becoming millions and living a life of tiny luxury, are cut short by the reality that Payne never seems to be able to shed himself. It's really depressing at times. But not as depressing as you'd think.
As the third sequel gets ready to roll off the assembly line, lets take a look back and try to figure out if they've made anything close to that first classic film.
Nebraska - 2013 Directed by Alexander Payne Starring Will Forte, Bruce Dern, June Squibb, Stacey Keach, Bob Odenkirk Screenplay Bob Nelson Bruce Dern has been in a lot of stuff. He's been pretty good, too. My personal favorites are no-good Joe Danby in Support Your Local Sheriff and the brutal Asa Watts from The Cowboys. His … Continue reading Nebraska: The best actor’s Forte.
The Descendants - 2011 Directed by Alexander Payne Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Barbara L. Southern Screenplay by Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, based on The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings "I don't want my daughters growing up entitled and spoiled. And I agree with my father - you give your children enough … Continue reading The Descendants is a fresh dose of pain