At the 2013 Toronto Film Festival, director Spike Jonze spoke of John Malkovich's initial reluctance at starring in Jonze's lofty debut, Being John Malkovich. "He said: either the movie's a bomb and it's got... my name in the title, so I'm fucked that way; or it does well and I'm just...
Over the past few years, we’ve seen a rather delightful trend of idiosyncratic adult filmmakers trying their hand at family films; witness Wes Anderson with Fantastic Mr. Fox, Spike Jonze with Where the Wild Things Are, or Martin Scorsese with Hugo. …Read More
Spike Jonze, Sofia Coppola, and David O. Russell are all fans.
As previously reported, Vice and A+E are launching a 24-hour TV channel, set to debut early next year. Here's a very robust, edgy amuse-bouche:Spike Jonze will oversee the creative side of programming for the channel, which is officially dubbed Viceland and will reach more than 70 million Stateside homes, according... More »
The new channel, with the working name Viceland, will launch as early as February with Oscar winner Spike Jonze as creative director. read more
For Opening Ceremony’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection, the retailer has partnered with friend Spike Jonze on a collaborative video featuring the director’s never-before-seen 35mm photographic prints. Renowned for his work with artists like Bjork, The Pharcyde and The Beastie Boys, Jonze’s prints were something he described as being a work in progress, hidden in an archive […]
Mission Chinese Food's party for Opening Ceremony involved sundaes served in papayas, upscale sweet and sour pork, and holding Spike Jonze like a baby.
On the silver screen, John Malkovich has found fame as an actor, director, and Spike Jonze movie subject. Now, he's putting out a record. Like a Puppet Show is out on vinyl for Record Store Day's Black Friday event on November 27. This...Show More Summary
You probably know Charlie Kaufman from his screenplay contributions to Spike Jonze and Michel Gondry’s filmography, which includes Being John Malkovich, Adaptation. and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Or you might even have even seen his 2008 directorial debut Synecdoche New York, which we’ve analyzed on the podcast and in a series of videos. Show More Summary
She thought she was an alien, voiced a sexy robot in Spike Jonze’s Her, continues to make brilliant music, and, well, we’ve got a big fat crush on her. Get to know our new best friend, Soko.
Screencap via They might be our creations, but are they our children or our property? In a new video essay from Fandor, Chloé Galibert-Lainé explores the complicated relationship between humans and robots using the first and last films directed by Spike Jonze, Being John Malkovich and Her, respectively, as her source material. Show More Summary
The Creators Project teamed up with the legendary director to document the making of 100% Lost Cotton, OC’s womenswear show-cum-play.
[Video] Front Row with Spike Jonze and Opening Ceremony
All for an invite to a legendary Fonda dance party with Chelsea Handler, Mary McCormack, Spike Jonze, Bennett Miller, Catherine Keener and "little ladybug" Ellen Page. read more
Spike Jonze may have mastered the technique in The Pharcyde's "Drop" video back in '95, but it's still incredibly satisfying to watch a well-crafted video of people walking backwards, reversed so that it looks like they're walking forwards (and everyone else is going the wrong way). Show More Summary
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Film editor Miguel Branco (previously) has created an affectionate tribute to director Spike Jonze with a seamless two-minute compilation commemorating each of his four intensely character-focused feature films. Spike Jonze is an American filmmaker born in Maryland, United States. Show More Summary
Throughout the course of Spike Jonze's 14-year feature film career, the director has tackled big issues like innocence, love, and self-hatred with a level of depth that has left some of today's brightest creative minds reeling. FromShow More Summary
Next week's "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" will go behind the scenes on the set of Kanye West's music video for "Only One," which stars North West. Directed by Spike Jonze, the video shows Kanye and North walking in the rain, being all sorts of adorable. Show More Summary
Step into a Spike Jonze style dreamworld with the LA producer