The Descendants News

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'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' Lead Indie Spirit Award Nominations

thewrap.com – "Take Shelter" and "The Artist" are the top nominees for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The nominations were announced on Tuesday morning by actors Anthony Mackie and Kate Beckinsale, as well as by Film Independent Senior Director Sean McManus. The films competing for the top prize, Best Feature, are "50/50," "The Descendants," "Beginners," "Drive," "Take Shelter" and "The Artist." 9 years 20 weeks ago via brucelee
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Box Office Report: 'Muppets' Are Back With Projected $40 Mil Debut

feedproxy.google.com – Among other family films, "Happy Feet Two" leads over "Arthur Christmas," which is in close race with Martin Scorsese's "Hugo"; George Clooney starrer "Descendants" doing big business. 9 years 21 weeks ago via brucelee
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Enjoy the Exclusivity of This Exclusive 'Descendants' TV Spot

feedproxy.google.com – Sure, what we’re about to show you is a 30-second commercial for The Descendants, the George Clooney led indie comedy that’s beginning to spark up some Oscar buzz. And sure, it will likely be preceded by a 15-30 second advertisement, courtesy of our advertising company and our robust hosting bill. 9 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Descendants

Posted November 15th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning "Sideways", set in Hawaii, "The Descendants" is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki.

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Alexander Payne On For Wilson

rss.feedsportal.com – The Descendants marks a very welcome return from Alexander Payne. It's his first directorial gig since Sideways, almost eight years back, a slight return from one of our favourite filmmakers. So the obvious, if tongue-in-cheek question to ask when Empire caught up with him was would he please make some more films? 9 years 23 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'The Descendants' Trailer: George Clooney Examines Life In Hawaii

cinemablend.com – The Ides of March may have been released to great reviews, but apparently it won't even be the best George Clooney movie released in 2011. 9 years 26 weeks ago via donnieyen
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George Clooney Needs Parenting Help In A New Clip From Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants'

fb.indiewire.com – If the reviews out of Telluride and Toronto are anything to go by, and they usually are, Alexander Payne and George Clooney may very well need to book an appointment with their respective tailors for sometime mid-February. The two powerhouses joined forces for an adaptation of Kaui Hart Hemmings' “The Descendants”--scripted by Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash--which our own review described as a "riff on family, love, loss and death" centering on Matt King (Clooney), a wealthy Hawaiian man who takes his daughters (Shailene Woodley and Amara Miller) on a road trip to find the man his wife has… 9 years 31 weeks ago via donnieyen
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George Clooney Meets His Daughter's Boyfriend In Clip From 'The Descendants'

fb.indiewire.com – It's going to be a very busy fall for George Clooney. He started things off in Venice where he unveiled his latest directorial effort "Ides Of March," swung into Telluride to help premiere Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" and now he's in Toronto this week with both films continuing their journeys into the awards season. 9 years 32 weeks ago via jetli
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'Descendants' gets earlier bow

variety.com – Clooney starrer beats Thanksgiving glut with Nov. 18 rollout -- Fox Searchlight has moved up the release of "The Descendants" from Nov. 23 to Nov. 18. 9 years 32 weeks ago via brucelee
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The Descendants

The Descendants
From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning "Sideways", set in Hawaii, "The Descendants" is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his...
Alexander Payne
Fox Searchlight
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115mins
November 16, 2011
Distribution
Comedy, Drama