Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne appears in the following:

Alexander Payne's Nebraska

Friday, December 06, 2013

Alexander Payne’s new film Nebraska is a father-and-son road trip. An aging and agitated Woody (Bruce Dern) believes he’s won a million dollars in a sweepstakes scheme, and convince...

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Guest Picks: Alexander Payne

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Alexander Payne spoke to Leonard Lopate recently about directing the critically acclaimed film, "The Descendants." He also told us what he's been reading and watching recently - 1970's learn-to-read filmstrips for toddlers, anyone?

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Alexander Payne on "The Descendants" and Filmmaking

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Director Alexander Payne talks about his career as a filmmaker (directing “Election,” “About Shmidt,” and “Sideways,” among others) and his latest film, “The Descendants,” which stars George Clooney as a widower dealing his wife’s catastrophic injury in a boating accident and is trying being a better father to his two daughters.

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Destination: Omaha

Friday, May 30, 2008

Kurt heads back to his hometown. No longer just beef and Warren Buffett, Kurt finds a vibrant indie rock, film, and visual arts scene there. Artists, politicians and philanthropists –- including filmmaker Alexander Payne and Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst –- tell ...

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Location, Location, Location

Saturday, December 14, 2002

Kurt Andersen and film director Alexander Payne talk about art that's rooted in specific places.

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Director Alexander Payne on Locations

Saturday, December 14, 2002

Kurt Andersen and the film director Alexander Payne talk about art that's rooted in specific places. Payne is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, and has set three of his films there: Citizen Ruth, Election, and his latest, About Schmidt, which stars Jack Nicholson, opens this week.

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