Posts Tagged ‘Alexander Payne’

ToDo ToDay: Nebraska, MGMT, and Beautiful Swimmers

Fans of ’70s cinema will find a home in Nebraska. From the opening studio card (a retro Paramount logo) to the star (Bruce Dern), everything about Nebraska seems designed to evoke the era of New Hollywood. Dern plays Woody, a quiet but cantankerous retiree who is duped by a misleading sweepstakes notice into thinking he has won a [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Breck Brunson, HARD ART DC 1979, The Descendants

Kriston Capps leads the arts section with his review of two gallery shows that should appeal to local rock fans: "Churchin'," an exhibit heavy on ecclesiastical found art by the former Apes singer Breck Brunson; and "HARD ART DC 1979," which collects Lucian Perkins' photographs from an moment in D.C. punk. I riff on the things bands [...]