In 2003, Josh Schwartz at age 26 became the youngest series creator when Fox, then run by entertainment president Gail Berman, picked up his first pilot, The O.C. (That’s the two of them at The O.C. kickoff party in July 2003.) Twelve years later, Schwartz and Berman have reunited for another drama project at Fox written by Schwartz. Show More Summary
Just one day after TIFF unveiled its 2015 lineup, the Venice Film Festival has done the same. This year’s slate includes the world premieres of Johnny Depp‘s Whitey Bulger biopic Black Mass, Tom Hooper‘s awards hopeful The Danish Girl, Thomas...Show More Summary
The only way I can see this working - the ONLY way - is if it takes the Charlie Kaufman/Barton Fink approach and centers on a screenwriter who gets paid ridiculous amounts to write an emoji mov...
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One of the best films of the new century is undoubtedly Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. It’s an innovative, beautiful, mesmerizing, heartbreaking and simultaneously uplifting romance. The Charlie Kaufman scripted, Michel Gondry directed film is one of my five favorites of all time, and I’ve explored and read about every facet of the film. Show More Summary
He's not a literal piece of shit, just a grinning representation of one. It's like she's playing out a story of unrequited love in a Charlie Kaufman movie. It's a tale as old as time. You meet a beautiful, successful girl with a great sense of humor. Show More Summary
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind is a bit “out there,” as far as romantic comedy/drama/sci-fi movies go, so it’s not all that surprising that one of its screenwriters—Pierre Bismuth, the one who isn’t Charlie Kaufman or Michel Gondry—is now making a movie about trying to find a specific rock in the Californian desert. Show More Summary
No one would accuse director Spike Jonze and writer Charlie Kaufman's Being John Malkovich of not being a weird film, but the ending of Kaufman's original script was off-the-wall bizarre. Seriously, it involved a puppetry duel and the corpse of Harry S Truman. Read more...
The Samuel Beckett we’re taught in America is solitary, dryly humorous, and existentially distressed: basically, he’s an absurdist playwright from a Charlie Kaufman movie. Beyond this, we may know him as a writer of unerringly spare and despairing prose — of the sort that literally gives Salman Rushdie a headache — or as James Joyce’s assistant, or as … Read More
It's taken 20 years to finally get some steam, but Charlie Kaufman's been hired to do an entirely new draft and the plan is for Steve Carell to star. And you have to admit: Carell can totally pull off a man becoming progressively less intelligent. Read more...
The longtime attempt at making a movie out of Arthur Herzog‘s “IQ 83” is finally seeing some real progress at Paramount, where Charlie Kaufman has been tapped for a full rewrite and Steve Carell has been cast in the lead. The premise...Show More Summary
Well, this sucks. Charlie Kaufman’s pilot for How and Why, which bills itself as a series about “a man who knows how… Read More
Mood Indigo, the latest flight of fancy from French fabulist Michel Gondry, is an adaptation of Froth On The Daydream, a classic novel by Boris Vian. That may surprise some viewers, as the film is also, arguably, the most Gondryesque thing Gondry has ever done. Show More Summary
As weird as a show like Louie can get, FX isn’t necessarily TV’s main home for cool and out-there stuff. The network has aired about a thousand episodes of Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management, after all. Now, further dashing the hopes and...Show More Summary
The Michael Cera and John Hawkes starrer is now being shopped to other outlets. read more
For a while there, things were looking pretty good for Charlie Kaufman‘s return to TV. FX ordered his sitcom How & Why to pilot last year, and in short order it managed to attract talents like John Hawkes, Michael Cera, Sally Hawkins, and Catherine Keener. Show More Summary
FX has passed on How And Why, its comedy pilot, written, directed and executive produced by Charlie Kaufman. The project, which starred John Hawkes, Michael Cera, Sally Hawkins and Catherine Keener, told the story of a man who can explain how and why a nuclear reactor works, but is clueless about life. Show More Summary
Marcella Plunkett (Dark Touch) has been booked as a recurring on FX‘s How And Why, from Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Being John Malkovich). It tells the story of Goodman Hesselman (John Hawkes), who can explain how and why a nuclear reactor works but is clueless about life. Show More Summary
This is a week of cinematic imagination. Tuesday brought the arrival of Ben Stiller’s journeying remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and this Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of Michel Gondry and Charlie Kaufman’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Show More Summary
The brilliant indie actress says she's just lucky the likes of Jonze, Charlie Kaufman and James Franco turn to her