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‘The Last Shift’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Richard Jenkins plays a career fast-food worker whose pride in his job is upended as he trains his young replacement in 'The Last Shift,' Andrew Cohn's serio-comedy about the politics of class, identity and race.

Laura Dern Honored at the Museum of Modern Art Film Gala

Adam Driver, Naomi Watts, Gwendoline Christie and more spoke about their work with Dern at the 11th annual event, presented by Chanel.

‘Sideways’ Stage Musical Locks in Tony-Winning Director-Choreographer

Three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall has signed on to direct and choreograph 'Sideways: The Musical,' the developing stage property based on the Rex Pickett novel, which was made into a 2004 feature film by Alexander Payne.

The Stars of ‘Election’: Where Are They Now?

See what the 'Election' cast, including Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick, have been up to since the Alexander Payne movie hit theaters 20 years ago in the spring of 1999.

‘Sideways’ in Development as Broadway Musical

Merlot will most definitely not be consumed, but plenty of other California reds look to factor into a stage musical being cultivated from Alexander Payne's hit movie 'Sideways,' which is aiming for Broadway.

Jane Fonda, Thierry Fremaux, Alexander Payne Tapped for HFPA Film Restoration Summit

Jane Fonda, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux and filmmaker Alexander Payne are set to take part in the HFPA Film Restoration Summit, which will be held March 9 at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

Alexander Payne in Talks to Direct Amazon Legal Drama ‘The Burial’

The feature centers on personal-injury lawyer Willie Gary.

Rotterdam Fest Unveils Streaming Service With Jim Jarmusch, Alexander Payne Titles

The platform will also feature interviews with filmmakers and access to the festival's master classes.

‘Downsizing’ Box Office a Rare Miss for Alexander Payne

The satricial comedy is also the latest miss for actor Matt Damon following director George Clooney's 'Suburbicon.'

Toronto: ‘Downsizing’ Star Says Asian Typecasting “Pushed Aside” Refugee Parents

"They're not treated like amazing people, and they are," Hong Chau said of her Vietnamese-born father and mother while promoting her movie at TIFF.

Telluride: ‘Downsizing,’ Kicking Off the Fest, Looks Like Love-It-or-Hate-It Oscar Contender

THR's awards columnist assesses the awards prospects of Alexander Payne's latest film, which stars Matt Damon.

Venice: Alexander Payne Talks Consulting With Human Shrinking Experts for ‘Downsizing’

"There’s this sense that we're all in this together," said Matt Damon. "I feel that is a very hopeful message in a very divided world."