Nebraska Reviews

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December 30, 2013
[Payne has] made an "American Gothic" for 21st-century, post-recession America. Who needs a pitchfork anyway, when you can have an ice cold bottle of Bud?
December 10, 2013
The deft achievement of this movie is that it has a hardness that doesn't delight in the meanness of mockery as the Coens often do.
December 2, 2013
An intimate road movie about one family that also lingers on the landscapes and fabric of an old-time, dying vision of the American Midwest
November 27, 2013
"Nebraska," it turns out, isn't as bleak as it first looks.
November 26, 2013
A desolate comedy-drama about fathers, sons, life's highways and missed off-ramps.
November 26, 2013
One of the best films of the year ...
November 26, 2013
Payne remains a deeply humanist filmmaker: He loves people no matter their flaws, and he once again conveys that sympathy through a beautiful, haunting film that initially feels slight but grows large in your memory.
November 25, 2013
Sad? At times. But also very, very funny in other instances.
November 22, 2013
In a career-refining performance, Bruce Dern gives us a character in Woody Grant who's hardened by booze, hard to like and -- if his bad-dad tendencies don't cut too close to your bone -- pretty durn amusing.
November 22, 2013
The pain and hope and sense of loss are all there in Dern's eyes, in Woody's stolid willfulness, his shaky gait.
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