The 20-year-old's star-making turn opposite George Clooney in Alexander Payne's Oscar-winning film "The Descendants" not only won her rave reviews and a raft of awards (including an Independent…
"The Descendants" took home the 24th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award on Saturday at an elegant gala held at the historic Edward L. Doheny Memorial Library on the college's campus.
The drama and actor wins for "The Descendants" at Sunday's Golden Globes look to put the George Clooney pic into a horserace with "The Artist," winner of musical or comedy pic and two other statues…
“This is so crazy and shocking, and I'm so grateful. This film feels so human and I think humans crave humanity. Alexander (Payne) creates his films from truth. I'm so lucky that Fox Searchlight…
"People are reacting to the absence of melodrama and how some movies delve into a syrupy and false emotion. Alexander does a great job of avoiding that by pulling back on scenes." -- Nat Faxon…
"The Artist" is painting itself quite an awards-season picture indeed, as The Weinstein Co. pic led all Golden Globe nominations with six, padding an already robust kudos tally for the silent…
Alexander Payne wasn't sure he was the man to make "The Descendants." At the time the novel came into his office, he was busy writing another project called "Downsizing" and found it difficult to…
When it came to getting to know the flawed but fundamentally decent father he plays in "The Descendants," George Clooney points first to the wardrobe.
"In 2005 I had the great honor of playing Shailene Woodley's mother in 'Felicity: An American Girl Adventure.' I was immediately impressed by her work ethic, both on and off set."
"The Descendants" tackles some of the prickliest issues a contempo family can face with such sensitivity that it's hardly noticeable you're being enlightened while entertained.