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Newswire: New ad shows John Malkovich’s struggle to be John Malkovich on the internet

John Malkovich is no stranger to identity crises, having served as the muse for Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman’s surrealist comic masterpiece Being John Malkovich. Still, the celebrated actor was in for a surprise when he attemptedShow More Summary

Don't Believe The Hype About A Driverless Society Being Just A Few Years Away

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In 2009, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman spoke to a reporter about the excessive expectations that some people draw from movies. He highlighted how some hope for a life that mirrors Hollywood, and are eventually let down by reality. In the car world, autonomy is pegged as the ideal future, but will it happen as soon as our tech overlords say it will? Read more...

Here's the Story Behind the Delightful Stop-Motion Films for Star Wars Rogue One's Toys

4 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Back in September, Star Wars introduced its megamillion-dollar line of Rogue One toys with four stop-motion videos directed by Tucker Barrie and Dan MacKenzie, who worked on Charlie Kaufman's Academy Award-nominated film Anomalisa. The...Show More Summary

There’s a Sad, Kaufman-esque Irony to ‘Eternal Sunshine’ Being Made Into a TV Series

Charlie Kaufman’s Spike Jonze-directed film Adaptation followed a pair of twins (or are they two sides of the same person…named Charlie Kaufman?!) — one who was brilliant and less efficient than he should have been due to his self-loathing and snobbery, and another, named Donald, who’s a cuddly dolt who just wants to write a good action script. As […]

Michel Gondry’s ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ Being Rebooted for Television

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by twee magician Michel Gondry, is being adapted for television according to the Hollywood Reporter. The small-screen reboot will be produced by Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin, who produced the original film. While the project is still in development, THR reports that Forever, Chuck […]

Newswire: An Eternal Sunshine TV show might be coming after your memories of the film

Released in 2004, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth, and Charlie Kaufman’s romantic dystopia Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind has already risen to the rank of a modern classic. (In fact, we named it our best film of the ’00s, back in...Show More Summary

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Is Being Developed for TV, a Fact You May Want to Eternal Sunshine From Your Memory

Blessed are the TV development execs, for they get some pretty odd ideas. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Steve Golin, who produced Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry's 2004 mind-bending romantic drama Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, is looking to remake it into a TV series. The film centers on two ... More »

Charlie Kaufman Fans Might Dig This Metatheatrical Rom-Com

The first thing to know about My Girlfriend is an Alien! by Keith DeFacto is that the play isn’t written by somebody named Keith DeFacto. It has no extraterrestrials in it, nor is it a prequel to the 1950s proto-feminist drive-in classic I Married a Monster from Outer Space. In...

'Kubo and the Two Strings' Review: A Mythological Masterpiece From Laika

Anomalisa is a tough stop-motion act to follow (to be fair, Charlie Kaufman typically sets the bar pretty high), but if anyone is suited for the task it’s Laika, the studio behind delightful animated features like ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls. Show More Summary

Nice, Mike Pence’s Homophobia, Charlie Kaufman’s Career, and More: This Week’s Recommended Reading

Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the Internet are doing, too. This week, we’ve rounded up writing on everything from the state of film (as declared by Charlie Kaufman) […]

‘Being John Malkovich,’ ‘Adaptation,’ ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ – And Charlie Kaufman Thinks He Blew His Career

9 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“I don’t feel like I’ve got that cachet that I had at a certain point [after those three films]. I see people seizing the moment when they have the same kind of explosion that I had, and I just didn’t do it. I didn’t know how to do it – I didn’t want to do […]

Charlie Kaufman Is Having a Pretty Depressing Existential Crisis: ‘I Wonder If It’s Not Cool or Sexy to Be in Business With Me’

Can someone, anyone, give Charlie Kaufman a hug? The critically adored, four-time Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director — best known for writing Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, as well...Show More Summary

Superhero Bits: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Teaser, Crossbones Maybe Alive & More

10 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Is there a chance Crossbones is still alive after Captain America: Civil War? Which star of the 1950s Superman television series passed away this past weekend? Is Charlie Kaufman up for writing a superhero movie? When will we see the first footage from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Show More Summary

Doug Liman May Direct a YA Film That Was First Adapted by Charlie Kaufman

10 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When someone mentions “young adult” lit or movies, immediately the mind thinks of Twilight, The Hunger Games, and Divergent. But Chaos Walking is a bit different. Though it also has a high-concept genre story, it was going to be adapted by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Robert Zemeckis. Now, a new director is on board. Read more...

The One Blink-and-You’ll-Miss-It Moment at the End of Anomalisa That Beautifully Sums up the Meaning of the Film

Charlie Kaufman’s movies are more interested in asking questions than in answering them; their best riddles are ones that can’t be solved. There’s no reason why the thirteenth-and-a-half floor of an office building leads to the inside of John Malkovich’s head. Show More Summary

Being Paul McCartney: You’ll Be Able to Step into the Musician’s Home and Songwriting Past in VR Series

In Charlie Kaufman/Spike Jones’ Being John Malkovich, sad non-celebrities are given the opportunity to go inside the mind of a somewhat random celebrity — John Malkovich — and “see what he sees, feel what he feels.” The experience exhilarates people who get to, for example, be present inside John Malkovich as he selects new towels from a catalog […]

Newswire: Jim Henson’s son to direct R-rated puppet movie with Jamie Foxx

It’s been nearly a year since we last heard from The Happytime Murders, Brian Henson’s attempt to interest audiences in the “puppets that fuck” genre pioneered by directors like Peter Jackson, Charlie Kaufman, and Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Show More Summary

Roger's Favorites: Terrence Malick and Charlie Kaufman

Each day during this special week we will be highlighting the filmmakers and actors that Roger championed throughout his career. A table of contents for all of our "Roger's Favorites" posts can be found here. Below is an entry on writer/directors...Show More Summary

Michael Jackson's pet chimp Bubbles is getting his own animated movie

After “Community” creator Dan Harmon served as an executive producer on Oscar-nominated stop-motion drama “Anomalisa,” directed by Charlie Kaufman, he now has his sights on using the format to tell the story of one of Micheal Jackson’s...Show More Summary

Charlie Kaufman's 'Anomalisa': Why Animation Is Great for Adults

Although the technique of stop-motion animation is widely used to craft strange worlds, such as those of Adam Elliot’s claymations, or Daisy Jacobs’ BAFTA-winning short The Bigger Picture (2014), it tends to be associated with commercial children’s films—the likes of Wallace and Gromit, or Fantastic Mr Fox. Show More Summary

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