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1800296 10152716900660552 6810097029115108241 n Revisiting Sideways with Alexander Payne and Virginia Madsen on Its 10th Anniversary

Director-cowriter Alexander Payne didn’t intend to start a wine revolution in America by adapting Rex Pickett’s book into 2004’s Sideways, but we bet you haven’t looked at a bottle of merlot the same way since. The acclaimed film about two middle-aged friends, Miles and Jack (Paul Giamatti and Thomas Hayden Church, respectively), who make a road trip to the Santa Ynez Valley wine country… Continue reading Revisiting 'Sideways' with Alexander Payne and Virginia Madsen on Its 10th Anniversary

Jack puss in boots Dialogue: Billy Bob Thornton on His Insecurities, Revisiting Bad Santa and Constantly Searching for the Old DaysLooking at his eclectic filmography, not to mention the legion of interviews where he’s said and done so many unpredictable things, it’s easy to assume that Billy Bob Thornton is an eccentric, and more than that, intimidating guy. Sitting down with him at the Los Angeles press day for Puss in Boots, however, Thornton exuded charm, intelligence and gentility, even when he talked about his insecurities… Continue reading Dialogue: Billy Bob Thornton on His Insecurities, Revisiting 'Bad Santa' and Constantly Searching for the Old Days