Crafting a high-concept surrealistic comedy can be a tricky bit of business.
Reality Dir. Quentin Dupieux [Realitism Fims; 2014] by Amy Lee Ketchum Rating: Sun-bleached, Instagram-worthy hues fill the atmosphere of Quentin Dupieux’s latest film, Reality. Like thumbing the pages of a family photo album, it journeys...Show More Summary
A movie within a movie, inside a dream -- and inside a hog -- Quentin Dupieux's "Reality" is a delirious head trip
In Reality, the latest meta-whatsit from musician-turned-filmmaker Quentin Dupieux (Rubber, Wrong), a cooking show cameraman (Alain Chabat) is given the chance to direct a sci-fi horror movie, provided he can bring the producer a genuine scream of agony in 48 hours. Show More Summary
Reality by French filmmaker Quentin Dupieux (better known as the DJ Mr. Oizo) looks good. Philip Glass on the score, all color corrected in 70s browns and yellows, and Jon Heder in a rat suit for the entire thing. Read the rest
French electronic musician and film director Quentin Dupieux, better known by his stage name Mr. Oizo, has released the official music video for “HAM.” Directed by Eric Wareheim, the new video is centered around Black Friday and… The post Watch the Official Music Video for Mr. Oizo’s “HAM” appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Wrong Cops Dir. Quentin Dupieux [IFC Midnight; 2014] by Willcoma Rating: Quentin Dupieux’s particular stake in the low-to-middle-brow comedy ring is beginning to show itself as something else entirely. Something approaching a severely angled, caved-in brow. Show More Summary
Even on his days off, no one makes movies like Quentin Dupieux.
Quentin Dupieux’s Wrong Cops, a spin-off of the writer/director/cinematographer/composer/editor’s psychic dognapper comedy Wrong, improves on its predecessor by being effectively plotless. Surreal set-ups are Dupieux’s stock-in-trade,...Show More Summary
A record company executive offers some bad news to a one-eyed cop and his dying sidekick. Director Quentin Dupieux's comedy debuts December 20th. [...]
The above trailer for Wrong Cops, the latest WTF fest from French director Quentin Dupieux (a.k.a. Mr. Oizo), certainly feels like it should be labeled "not safe for…" something; if not work, just normal life in general. It does tell...Show More Summary
IFC Films has unveiled the full theatrical trailer for Wrong Cops, the third feature from "Mr. Oizo" aka French director Quentin Dupieux, responsible for Rubber and Wrong before this. Wrong Cops chronicles a group of cops behaving badly in a not too-distant future where crime has been all but eradicated. Show More Summary
Trailer for WRONG COPS, directed by QUentin Dupieux a.k.a. Mr. Oizo and starring Eric Wareheim, Steve Little, Ray Wise, Marilyn Manson, Grace Zabriskie, Eric Judor, Jack Plotnick, and Mark Burnham Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard...Show More Summary
The trailer for Nymphomaniac set the bar pretty high when it comes to including explicit content in movie advertising. And, in truth, this trailer for Wrong Cops, from director Quentin Dupieux (Rubber, Wrong) isn’t nearly as explicit as that. But, in the fashion that is now the recognizable signature of Dupieux, it is nuts. I’m […]
Quentin Dupieux's bizarro-hilarious comedy hits DVD and Blu-ray next month.
Quentin Dupieux's completely bat shit insane movie Wrong spends quite a bit of time showing the main character trying to connect telepathically to his missing dog. And now you too can share spiritual mind space with your canine friend as well. Learn how to link up to Lassie in 5 easy steps. Read more...
Wrong Dir. Quentin Dupieux [Drafthouse Films; 2013] by Matt Biancardi Rating: People who have never consumed psychedelics always get the worst parts about them wrong. Granted, they can leave you physiologically impaired enough to consider...Show More Summary
There’s odd films, and then there’s stepping into the mind of Quentin Dupieux. Proving to be a character actor’s dream, director/writer Dupieux has a taste that expands past the conventions of oddball humor. It’s a quality that jived well for his latest absurdist film Wrong, and proved to be an even better fit for scene-stealer [...]Show More Summary
ADVERTISEMENT The following is a sponsored post: There’s nothing quite right about this hilariously delirious clip from Wrong, which hits theaters throughout the country this Friday and is already available on iTunes, featuring a suspicious gardner explaining the impossible overnight transformation of an everyday Californian palm tree to an evergreen. Its one of the many, [...]
There’s a quality to the most recent films from Quentin Dupieux, Rubber and Wrong, that I find approachable and endearing, even comforting. Dupieux rejects standard storytelling rules and structure, but follows a perceptible internal logic that holds his tales together. He injects stories with seemingly meaningless elements, but there is a method by which they [...]