Woody Grant, magnificently played by Bruce Dern, is the central character in Nebraska. If he were asked to weigh in on the film and it was the best thing he'd ever seen in his life, his entire review would probably consist of: "Good movie."...
A minor work from a major talent.
As a filmmaker Alexander Payne does one thing and he does it extremely well. Per About Schmidt and Sideways, The Descendants catches a man at a turning point in his life, struggling to relate to those around him and unable to make sense of his...
A refreshing and subversive take on teen and adult politics.
Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick) has been named Teacher of the Year three times in twelve years, he loves his job, he's good to the students. It's a shame his marriage is pretty sterile, but there's always porn movies and girlie magazines. The...
A wonderful film and not to be missed.
Oscar contender Jack Nicholson plays Warren Schmidt who lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife of 42 years, Helen (June Squibb). Now 66, he is forced into retirement from his job as actuary in an insurance company to make way for a younger man....