A Good Cry: How Alexander Payne Became The Auteur Of The Male Weepie

My favorite Alexander Payne movie is always going to be Election. His 1999 satire—about a high school teacher (Matthew Broderick) who makes it his mission to ensure that the ambitious Tracy Flick (a never-better Reese Witherspoon) fails to win her election for class president—wasn't just incredibly, darkly funny but… »11/13/13 6:18pm11/13/13 6:18pm