In this modern era of 3D, effects-laden movie spectacles, some of Hollywood's most prolific indie directors are making a colorful splash into black-and-white.
Alexander Payne's sixth feature is another low-concept, finely etched study of flawed characters stuck in life's well-worn grooves.
The Croisette will get a taste of Midwestern American sensibilities this year when Omaha native Alexander Payne screens his latest pic, Nebraska, in competition.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Wayne Wang's low-budget "The Princess of Nebraska" looks more like a dashed-off sketch than a thoroughly worked portrait.
"Man From Nebraska," a play by Chicago-based writer and actor Tracy Letts, succeeds quite well at expressing the empty feelings of a man experiencing a crisis of faith, but is far less successful at…