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Revisiting 'Sideways' with Alexander Payne and Virginia Madsen on Its 10th Anniversary

8 October 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Director-cowriter Alexander Payne didn't intend to start a wine revolution in America by adapting Rex Pickett's book into 2004's Sideways, but we bet you haven't looked at a bottle of merlot the same way since. The acclaimed film about two middle-aged friends, Miles and Jack (Paul Giamatti and Thomas Hayden Church, respectively), who make a road trip to the Santa Ynez Valley wine country north of Santa Barbara, California and wrestle with their shortcomings, won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay thanks to its richly drawn characters. To toast Sideways' lingering impact on wine culture, a special screening took place on Sunday at Santa Barbara's historic Arlington Theatre, where the film had its premiere 10 years earlier. "I liked wine, but I...

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