Alexander Payne

Twenty years on, Election feels more relevant than ever

By Patrick Sproull

Tracy Flick’s almost thwarted candidacy is an eerie presage of our current political climate.

Alexander Payne: ‘It’s a big idea you could take in myriad directions’

By Trevor Johnston

Nebraska’s finest muses on his dystopian, effects-driven sci-fi satire, Downsizing.

Downsizing

By Trevor Johnston

Matt Damon gets miniature in writer/director Alexander Payne’s daffy sci-fi parable.

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Alexander Payne’s Downsizing is a sci-fi parable for modern times

By Little White Lies

Watch the first trailer for the American writer/director’s upcoming comedy.

Downsizing – first look review

By Ed Gibbs

Alexander Payne’s gentle satire has a point to make about the state of the union – and the future of planet Earth.

The 2017 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Little White Lies

Luca Guadagnino’s Call My by Your Name and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water are among the highlights of the 61st LFF.

50 films to look forward to in 2017 – part 2

By Little White Lies

New films from Ben Wheatley, Kelly Reichardt and Shane Carruth wrap up our bumper preview.

Nebraska

By David Jenkins

A bittersweet road movie about the joy and sadness of ageing directed by the great Alexander Payne.

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