“Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film,” a compilation of author-journalist Leo Adam Biga’s decade-and-a-half of reporting on the director and his work, is a comprehensive look at one of cinema’s most important figures. Biga’s stories about Payne have appeared in various publications including The Reader, which recently ran his cover story on Payne’s latest homespun project, “Nebraska.” This new book represents the first time Biga’s Payne stories have been collected in one volume. An excerpt from the first few pages of the book is below. The collection will be available November 13 from Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com, as well as for Kindle and other e-reader devices. Go HERE for more info.
Excerpt From ‘Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film,’ A Book That Goes Behind-the-Scenes With the Oscar-Winning Auteur is.gd/iXmX69— LaFamiliaFilm (@LaFamiliaFilm) November 12, 2012
Alexander Payne Regis Dialogue with Kenneth Turan
Writer-director Alexander Payne’s filmography of dark comic satires is packed with punch—his projects chosen, written, and directed with care as intricate character studies incorporating intelligent and humorous social commentary. Accompanied by clips from his films, Payne discusses his creative process and reflects on his career with Los Angeles Times critic/National Public Radio commentator Kenneth Turan.