Briefly: The countdown to one of our most highly anticipated films of the year can now begin. Spike Jonze‘s latest film, Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Rooney Mara, will be released on a limited basis November 20. The film follows a lonely writer (Phoenix) who falls in love with his computer’s latest operating [...]
Late last fall, details of Spike Jonze's most recent film with Joaquin Phoenix finally had some story details and a title locked down. Her is a quirky romance following Theodore (Phoenix), a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system (not unlike iPhone's Siri) designed to meet the user’s every needs. Show More Summary
Spike Jonze wrote and directed Her, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Samantha Morton and Olivia Wilde. The film is about a guy who falls in love with the voice of a computer, a la the iPhone’s Siri. Warner Bros will...Show More Summary
The Way Way Back, Fruitvale Station, Short Term 12, The Spectacular Now, Only God Forgives, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, and In A World. The 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival already features a laundry list of the year’s best festival films and highly anticipated fall releases. Now the fest is adding a bit of blockbuster appeal. The [...]
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Nabil is a don among music video directors, and he’s reaching that Spike Jonze/Michel Gondry/Hype Williams level where it’s an event every time he drops a new visual. That’s certainly the case with his clip for “Overgrown,” the title track from the brand new James Blake album. In the video, we see Blake spending time [...]
The Fake Twitter Files takes a look at some of the best parody accounts around--the ones most worth clogging up your feed with. In this inaugural installment, we explore SXSW Partyzzzzz. There’s an episode of equal-opportunity offending cartoon South Park from 2002 that deftly manages to satirize three things at once. Show More Summary
-Former TBWA\Chiat\Day agency producer David Fisher, who spent nearly four years in all and worked on notable efforts including Spike Jonze‘s “I’m Here” short film for Absolut at said agency, has joined Arnold’s New York office in the...Show More Summary
Notebook brand brings daily inspiration to major cities by providing people like Christian LaCroix, Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers and Karim Rashid with notebooks to hack and fill.
Recently unveiled at Venice’s Biennale Architettura 2012, The Detour Book is a collection of more than 250 notebooks that have been “decorated, hacked, and sketched” by an impressive list of creative types that includes Spike Jonze, Sigur Rós, Christian LaCroix, Dave Eggers, and Paula Scher. These visuals are paired with text from the likes of [...]
The work of Spike Jonze is all over the map, with the unifying element being an abiding interest in counterculture, and a less than traditional way of looking at the world. Jonze’s early film and video work was in skateboarding videos, but he hasn’t done anything in that world since 2007. Now, however, Jonze is [...]
Girl and Chocolate Skateboards teamed up for the collaborative skate video, Pretty Sweet, directed by Spike Jonze, which made its world premiere in LA on Friday (11/16) and is continuing to be screened in other places, including NYC's Sunshine...
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Our weekly list of special event movies to check out this week: Friday, Sept. 7 Filmmaker Lance Bangs has documented everything from the making of Spike Jonze's films Being John Malkovich and...
Spike Jonze is back to making movies about grown-ups, after the bizarre and somewhat polarizing Where The Wild Things Are. And his new movie, reportedly titled Her, is commenting on our relationship with technology in a way that sounds really fascinating: A man falls in love with the operating system on his phone, which is akin to Siri. Show More Summary
Joaquin Phoenix has carved out a sensationally eclectic career for himself. His performances in Walk the Line, Gladiator and now The Master have each been praised by film critics across the world for their complex intensity and a bevy of infamous directors seem keen to work with the actor Of course his exploits on various [...]Show More Summary
This morning I linked to a few details about Spike Jonze's next project, which will star Joaquin Phoenix. Even though the director has been working...
We’ve been following along with the development of Spike Jonze’s next project for a while now, and with good reason. For one, it’s a new Spike Jonze movie, and that should be enough to get film geek blood pumping on its own. But when...Show More Summary
We've known that Spike Jonze was making a new film with Joaquin Phoenix since last fall when Carey Mulligan joined the project. However, since then Rooney Mara has stepped up to take Mulligan's role, and Samantha Morton, Olivia Wilde and Amy Adams have joined the cast. Show More Summary
Because you should never lend Nic Cage a DVD, check out today's end-of-day links: Paul Ryan's marathon lie, Spike Jonze's new movie, Romeo and Juliet in '80s Brooklyn, and a bulldog plays with a butterfly. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]