The Directorial Debut Joey Chriqui Is A Pastiche Of Sledgehammer, Cindy Sherman, And Being John Malkovich
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Through films like Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Synecdoche, New York, and Adaptation, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman has forged a reputation for mind-rattling imagery, quirky characters, thought-provoking stories and tragicomedy meditations on what it means to be...
Mild-mannered Charlie Kaufman has written some of the loopiest screenplays of the past 20 years, including Being John Malkovich (1999), Adaptation (2002), and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004): films about mind control, writing, and erased memories that also hammer out fundamental truths about love and human identity. But...
This article originally appeared in Vulture. Carter Burwell’s tenure as a Hollywood composer is a bit remarkable, both in terms of longevity and adaptability. As the go-to composer for the Coen Brothers and Spike Jonze, Burwell has readied...Show More Summary
Most Charlie Kaufman movies are tricky to write about because they’re too certifiably insane to summarize—just trying to explain what happens in Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, or Synecdoche, New York can exhaust a hefty word count. Show More Summary
There's everything else happening in America cinema, and then there's whatever Charlie Kaufman is up to. Ever since 1999's "Being John Malkovich," he has been on a short list of American screenwriters whose work is so original that he must be thought of as an auteur, even though film is supposedly a director's medium. Show More Summary
Carter Burwell’s tenure as a Hollywood composer is a bit remarkable, both in terms of longevity and adaptability. As the go-to composer for the Coen Brothers and Spike Jonze, Burwell has readied scores for more than 80 films, ranging from bloody dramas (No Country for Old Men, True Grit) to... More »
“The writer behind Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and, now, Anomalisa – a stop-motion animated dark comedy about a depressed customer-service expert who falls in love on a business trip, which Kaufman co-directed – discusses where his ideas come from, the TV shows he can’t get made, and the finer points […]
John Malkovich Like a Puppet Show [Cryogenia; 2015] by Simon Chandler Rating: Plato was a bore. – Friedrich Nietzsche Luckily, John Malkovich and his roll-call of co-conspirators are a little more entertaining. In commemoration of Record...Show More Summary
It is not unusual for actors to be become attached to particular types of parts. Certain films become iconic, or certain roles become so memorable that you can’t think of the character without thinking of the actor, or vice versa. Show More Summary
Two years ago, composer Eric Alexandrakis wrote an ambient piece of music titled "Cryogenia ? [Requiem For Humanity]" that was "very freeform and free-flowing and had this time-warp, evolving vibe to it." He visualized an actor reciting Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" — a text suggested by his philosophy...
John Malkovich recently sat down for an, um, interesting interview with Rolling Stone. The movie star and director spoke with the magazine about making the trippy cult classic, "Being John Malkovich," as well as the effect it had onShow More Summary
At the 2013 Toronto Film Festival, director Spike Jonze spoke of John Malkovich's initial reluctance at starring in Jonze's lofty debut, Being John Malkovich. "He said: either the movie's a bomb and it's got... my name in the title, so I'm fucked that way; or it does well and I'm just...
Perhaps inspired by the long time scale filmmaking of Richard Linklater's Boyhood, John Malkovich and Robert Rodriguez have teamed up to make a movie that won't be released until 2115. Why? As a promotion for luxury brand Louis XIII Cognac, which is also aged 100 years. Show More Summary
John Malkovich stars in '100 Years', which is being locked in a vault until the year 2115.
Remy Martin has funded a John Malkovich film that won't be seen for 100 years. It's a classy way to advertise their stupid-expensive 100-year-old Louis XIII Cognac. Directed by Robert Rodriguez (known for From Dusk Till Dawn and giving...Show More Summary
Malkovich reads an offbeat 1973 novel.
Actor John Malkovich, inspired by the amount of time it takes for a bottle of LOUIS XIII Cognac to mature, wrote and starred in 100 Years – The Movie You Will Never See. The Robert Rodriguez directed film tries to envision what 100 years in the future will look like using three different scenarios – […]