Bruce Dern gives a brave and unfaltering performance in Nebraska, the new movie by Alexander Payne, according to Kurt Loder. Dern has already won the best-actor award at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and now his portrayal of an old man sinking into the confusion of senile dementia is being touted for an Oscar. This possibility has a sentimental attraction. On the other hand, Charlie Countryman isn't a bad movie; in Loder's opinion, it's a movie of jaw-dropping awfulness.
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