History Creator / AlexanderPayne

11th Dec '17 7:54:35 PM MackWylde
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* CrapsackWorld

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* CrapsackWorldCentralTheme: Existential crises, satirical depictions of American society,
2nd Dec '17 9:22:40 AM Saveelich
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* ''Film/{{Downsizing}}'' (2017) -- A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.

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* ''Film/{{Downsizing}}'' (2017) -- A social satire in which a guy an average man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.
15th Sep '17 3:58:33 PM jormis29
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14th Sep '17 11:11:16 AM Saveelich
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* ''Film/{{Downsizing}}'' (2017) -- A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.
16th Aug '17 1:31:27 PM Folamh3
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* AuteurLicense: Gained it after Election, to the point where he has final cut on every film he makes.

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* AuteurLicense: Gained it after Election, ''Election'', to the point where he has final cut on every film he makes.



* TheFilmOfTheBook: ''Citizen Ruth'' and ''Nebraska'' are the only two films he's directed which that are not an adaptation of a novel.

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* TheFilmOfTheBook: ''Citizen Ruth'' and ''Nebraska'' are the only two films he's directed which that are not adaptations of novels.
* UncreditedRole: He was
an adaptation of a novel.uncredited script doctor for ''Film/MeetTheParents'' and ''Film/JurassicPark3''.
27th Oct '16 5:11:22 PM lledsmar
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* BlackComedy
26th Oct '16 4:05:48 PM lledsmar
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3rd Apr '14 7:05:44 PM BadSplice
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28th Feb '14 3:59:00 PM BadSplice
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* BittersweetEnding: His endings are this at happiest.
* ButtMonkey

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* AuteurLicense: Gained it after Election, to the point where he has final cut on every film he makes.
* BittersweetEnding: His endings are this at happiest.
happiest. With the exceptions of [[spoiler: [[DownerEnding About Schmidt]] and [[EarnYourHappyEnding Nebraska.]]]]
* ButtMonkeyButtMonkey: [[Film/{{Election}} Jim]], [[Film/AboutSchmidt Warren]], [[Film/{{Sideways}} Miles]] and [[Film/{{Nebraska}} David and Woody]] can attest to this.



* SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism: His films generally lie on the cynical end of the spectrum

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* SlidingScaleofIdealismVersusCynicism: SlidingScaleofIdealismVsCynicism: His films generally lie on the cynical end of the spectrumspectrum.



* ''Film/{{Election}}'' (1998) -- An idealistic high school teacher tries to sabotage a haughty overachiever's chances of becoming the class president.

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* ''Film/{{Election}}'' (1998) (1999) -- An idealistic high school teacher tries to sabotage a haughty overachiever's chances of becoming the class president.
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