December 9, 2017
The Oscar-winning director names his top Criterion picks.
Despite the rather harsh criticism for his latest film Downsizing, director Alexander Payne has built his career with Oscar-worthy films like Sideways, The Descendents, and Nebraska. Criterion even chose one of his most loved films, Election, starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon, to be shelved in their illustrious library beside some of history’s greatest and most important films.
Payne was invited to peruse Criterion’s closet to name some of his most favorite films in their collection. Here’s what he chose:
Here is the list of films chosen by Payne: