Tag: Alexander Payne

SLIFF honors Director Alexander Payne at Hi-Pointe Theatre

Posted: November 15, 2023 at 12:39 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local

On Tuesday night, St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) honored Alexander Payne, a luminary in American cinema, is a prominent film director, screenwriter, and producer celebrated for his illustrious career, including directorial gems such as “Sideways,” “Election,” and “Nebraska,” each a testament to his mastery of the craft. Payne, who was in attendance to receive the Lifetime […]

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Movie Review: THE HOLDOVERS Starring Paul Giamatti, Dominic Sessa, Da’Vine Joy Randolph

Posted: November 10, 2023 at 7:44 am   /   Movie Reviews

There is a moment in Sideways towards the end of the film where Paul Giamatti’s character, Miles, encounters his ex-wife at a wedding. It’s obvious that he’s still in pain but trying to put on a facade. While making small talk and catching up, he makes a light comment about going to the reception and […]

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THE DESCENDANTS Opens November 23! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: November 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Matt King is an indifferent husband and fatherof two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles […]

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Clooney to join Alexander Payne’s Descendants

Posted: November 3, 2009 at 3:23 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Variety is reporting that George Clooney is set to join Alexander Payne’s (Sideways, Election) next film Descendants. The film is an adaptation of a book by the same name by Kaui Hart Hemmings about a father who with his two daughters is on the road looking for his wifes lover to keep the family together. […]

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