Episode #1449

Payne’s Nebraska & Ornette Coleman

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Friday, December 06, 2013

Bruce Dern in Nebraska Bruce Dern in Nebraska (©2013 Paramount Pictures)

The filmmaker Alexander Payne returns to his home state for Nebraska, starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte as a father and son on a fateful road trip. Kurt Andersen talks with them and scene-stealing co-star June Squibb. We’ll explore the newest-oldest trend in movies: black-and-white. And Ornette Coleman breaks the rules of jazz and sets a new bar for spontaneous invention.

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