Spike Jonze’s Her is one of those films with so many layers and details that it warrants numerous viewings. Film essayist Michael Thomas explores one such aspect – the way in which music directly reflects Theodore’s state of mind and emotions in the film.
Vice's female-focused vertical is launching a new division that will provide opportunities for up-and-coming filmmakers. As first shared by The Hollywood Reporter, Broadly has launched Broadly Films, a unit that will finance 36 short...Show More Summary
Seems Alexander Payne is doing his very best Spike Jonze impersonation. Read more...
Brockhampton ringleader Kevin Abstract has talked about his admiration for Spike Jonze in the past, and he was able to sit down with the famous director for an episode of the Launch Left podcast, which is hosted by Rain Joan and Moon Unit Zappa. You can listen to the whole episode below.
2017 has been a busy year for Kevin Abstract. Still fresh from the release of last year’s full-length American Boyfriend, Abstract has dedicated the time since to the cultural onslaught of Brockhampton, his boy-band collective that have slowly but surely initiated quite a takeover. To discuss his myriad of projects, Abstract was enlisted by none […]
As part of the Launch Left podcast.
It’s been four years since Spike Jonez’s Her arrived in cinemas to widespread critical acclaim. Noted for its visual composition, Jonze combined a warm color palette with ’60s and ’70s inspired constuming for a truly unique spectacle which, unlike its peers, presented the future as somewhere you might actually want to live in. kaptainkristian’s latest […]
Filmmaker Kristian Williams who’s also known as “kaptainkristian” took an extensive look at the 2013 Spike Jonze film Her. In the resulting video essay, Williams specifically noted how the vintage style of clothing the characters wore, the seamlessly combined architecture of Los Angeles and Hong Kong and the warm colors used in each scene created...
Most films that take place in the future portray it as either stark or dystopian. On the other hand, Spike Jonze’s Her painted a picture of a hopeful future that seems more relatable. Kaptain Kristian explores how Jonze and production designer K.K. Barrett pulled it off.
Olivia Wilde flashes a huge smile as she arrives at Spike Jonze’s Changers: A Dance Story on Friday afternoon (September 15) in New York City. The 33-year-old actress went comfy in a yellow T-shirt and jeans as she signed a few autographs for fans as she stepped out. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
Directed by Natasha Lyonne, the film follows past shorts by Spike Jonze and Carrie Brownstein. What: Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is The New Black) directs a new short film for Kenzo’s new fall-winter 2017 collection. Read Full Story
Spike Jonze is a multi-talented writer, director, and now, a dance show producer. The award-winning director behind such fare as Her and Being John Malkovich tried his hand at creating a “live dance film” for the first time, on the set of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Show More Summary
On the heels of winning a Grand Prix at Cannes this summer for the "My Mutant Brain" film, directed by Spike Jonze, Kenzo is back with another stunning piece of work. This time around, the brand tapped Orange is the New Black actress Natasha Lyonne to direct a nearly 15-minute film for the brand's new...
Right now, Spike Jonze, the Oscar-winning filmmaker who is also arguably the greatest music video director who has ever lived, has a theatrical dance piece running in New York. Jonze wrote and directed Changers: A Dance Story, which stars Mia Wasikowska, from the Alice In Wonderland movies, and Lakeith Stanfield, from Atlanta and Get Out.
The Tonight Show got magnitudes cooler last night thanks to a dance performance from Mia Wasikowska and Lakeith Stanfield, shot live by Spike Jonze. Set to music from Run the Jewels, the dance piece is an excerpt from the 30-minute theatrical work Changers: A Dance Story, written and directed by ... More »
DJ Shadow and Run the Jewels’ “Nobody Speak” soundtracks the dance, aired on “Fallon”
The award winning director previewed his latest project live on The Tonight Show.
The two Ace Ventura movies aren’t remembered particularly fondly these days beyond how much fun it is to say “do not go in there” when exiting a room, but 1995's Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls could’ve almost been a bit cooler than what we ended up with. That’s because famously hip dude Spike Jonze made a pitch to… Read more...
Some of our greatest directors get their starts in the most unexpected places. For Spike Jonze, it could have been by directing the sequel to Jim Carrey‘s slapstick comedy classic Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, if fate didn’t have its way. Show More Summary
Here’s the Pre-Spring 2018 collection from Opening Ceremony showcased in an innovative and intimate performance written and directed by Spike Jonze titled “Changers, A Dance Story.” The story explores the evolution of relationships with a narrative told not through words, but through movement and dance. To celebrate this, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim of Opening […]