The UK dance-rock institution Metronomy recently released the new album Summer 08, and they’ve just followed up their “Old Skool” video with a new one for the bright, sunny “Night Owl.” Quentin Dupieux, better known to most of us as the French dance producer Mr. Oizo, directed the video, and it’s a surreal and absorbing […]
French electronic producer/film director Quentin Dupieux (aka Mr. Oizo) recently enlisted Charli XCX for his Hand in the Fire EP. Now, the title track has a video, directed by Meat Dept. for NOODLES. It features the return of Flat Eric, the puppet from past Oizo videos (as well as Levi's commercials). Show More Summary
In Tom Stoppard’s now 25-year-old film ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, the playwright-turned-director does something precious few have ever done: he eschews the format of reality completely. Comparable to say Quentin Dupieux’s...Show More Summary
French electronic producer/film director Quentin Dupieux (aka Mr. Oizo) has enlisted Charli XCX for his new EP, Hand in the Fire, out tomorrow via Ed Banger/Big Beat. Stream the EP in its entirety below. Read our interview with Charli XCX here. Hand in the Fire EP: 01 Hand in the Fire [ft. Charli XCX]02 Being Flat03 A Rekurd04 Hand in the Fire (Instrumental)
Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk has made a rare unmasked appearance in the new film Reality, as DJ Mag Canada points out. Directed by Quentin Dupieux (who records music as Mr. Oizo), Reality is available now on-demand. Dupieux had stated in February that one member of Daft Punk would appear in the film. Show More Summary
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.