Friday, August 22, 2014
| 8:30 pm
(2013) Directed by Alexander Payne. Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb. (115 min.) R
A muleheaded codger and his weary son set off across the dreary heartland plains to retrieve an anticipated $1 million sweepstakes prize. The news upsets the status quo among taciturn family and friends in this darkly comic road trip.
“Nebraska has a charm that grows on you like a lichen, a wicked sense of humor that makes you laugh in spite of yourself, a concealed heart soft as a Hostess Twinkie, and a generous, welcome respect for the basic decency of the human race, more valuable than any lottery ticket.” (New York Observer).
Watch the trailer.