In a way, HAL-9000, the sentient computer from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Samantha, the hyper-advanced operating system from Spike Jonze’s Her, have a great deal in common. They are both examples of artificial intelligence that far exceeded their makers’ loftiest expectations. Show More Summary
Tillmann Ohm took dialogue spoken by HAL 9000 from Kubrick's 2001 and Samantha from Spike Jonze's Her and spliced it together into a conversation. Going in, I'd thought the chat would be played for laughs, but the isolation of the AI characters was actually pretty revealing. Show More Summary
GUEST: In the 2013 film Her, Spike Jonze offered his take on a society in which our closest relationships are with technology, not humans. The movie tells the story of a lonely man who purchases a voice-controlled robot that evolves to meet his needs. Samantha, as she’s known, eventually becomes so in sync with him that […]
Skateboard footwear masters Lakai are more than familiar with working within the realms of more alternative culture. This is after all, a brand that created a pair of sneakers for the Spike Jonze movie Her, not to mention a a whole line designed by Earl Sweatshirt. For its latest collaboration, the brand has teamed with […]
In the early-’90s Spike Jonze became the master of music videos. Weezer’s video for “Undone—The Sweater Song” may not be Jonze’s most flashy, but it’s simple execution—featuring a single shot on a steadicam filmed in big, blue room—would...Show More Summary
Writer/director Oliver Thompson’s feature debut, “Welcome to Happiness,” a magical story of grief, fate and emotional healing, could be described as an earnest yet whimsical take on Spike Jonze’s “Being John Malkovich,” with an aesthetic heavily inspired by the stylized, fantastical oeuvre of Jean-Pierre...
Vincent Gallo has filed a lawsuit against a reporter who posted an audio recording of a conversation between Gallo and the reporter in which Gallo bashes Spike Jonze, Julia Roberts and the Coppolas, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the...
In Spike Jonze’s Her, Joaquin Phoenix’s high-waisted-pants-wearing Theodore Twombly falls madly in love with his computer operating system. Considering said operating system is voiced by Scarlett Johansson, that’s a pretty understandable decision. Show More Summary
Master Chief has 4 seconds left to live after getting a plasma grenade stuck to his helmet, and this short film explores exactly how he spends that time. If Spike Jonze directed the Halo movie, this is what it would look like. [CorridorDigital] The post Master Chief Doesn’t Want to Die [Short Film] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Whether it's the Siri-like companion in Spike Jonze's "Her," a beautiful A.I. in Alex Garland's "Ex Machina" or the ability to instantly rewind and project memories in the "Black Mirror" episode of TV's "The Entire History of You," on...Show More Summary
Since he was already on the show anyway, Spike Jonze made a short film for Stephen Colbert to use in place of the usual opening credits. "My guest tonight had an idea on how to start the show in a different way," reads a caption at the beginning of last night's Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Show More Summary
When he’s not directing Oscar-winning movies or building VICE‘s very own TV channel from the ground up, Spike Jonze devotes some of his time towards his skateboard company, Girl Skateboards. The latest offering from GSC is a series of skateboard decks emblazoned with some of Spike’s photographs. What you might not be aware of is that […]
Filmmaker Spike Jonze has recreated the opening of The Late Show. In the new version, host Stephen Colbert wakes up in a park before meandering through the streets of New York City with some help from Sesame Street‘s Grover.
Unfortunately, we have no idea when/if we’ll get another feature film from Spike Jonze, the director who brought us Her, Where the Wild Things Are, Adaptation and Being John Malkovich. That’s definitely a bummer, but to hold us over,...Show More Summary
If only this were real. During one of this week's episodes of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, one of his guests was filmmaker Spike Jonze. The show opened with a special opening short film, which starts with a title card saying Jonze had an "idea" for the opening and this is the result. Show More Summary
Director Spike Jonze certainly has a unique style and it’s at the forefront in this short movie which made for an unlikely opening to The Late Show this week. You’ve probably never wondered what a street scene with Stephen Colbert and...Show More Summary
Colbert becomes buddies with the most huggable and loveable blue monster in this alternate opening to The Late Show; plus FKA Twigs directs the video to her new single, part of a Calvin Klein campaign. Continue reading…
In addition to serving as a guest on Monday’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, director Spike Jonze also broached the idea of giving the program’s intro a decidedly more artistic and esoteric feel. No stranger to shaking up the world of late night, Colbert agreed. The result is a short film which stars Colbert and […]
If it didn’t mean we’d miss amazing films like Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Her, Spike Jonze could have a great career in late night. Earlier this week, the director helmed directed a surreal new opening to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which you should watch here. Read more...
If Stephen Colbert's Late Show opening is too upbeat for you, don't worry. Here's a new option, which gives you the opportunity to dwell on the meaning of your life and possible lack of connection with other humans, courtesy director Spike Jonze. [ more › ]