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
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: For The A.V. Club’s Artificial Intelligence Week, we’re focusing on sentient computers and computer programs, a.k.a. our future overlords. Show More Summary
28 Apr-17 May If Spike Jonze's film showed us that everyone wanted to be John Malkovich, then Sandro Miller's exhibition indicates that the feeling is mutual. For Malkovich,...
It's Elektrobank, one of the great Spike Jonze videos.
I love to watch movies by Spike Jonze because he always tells interesting stories with even more interesting characters. But what I may love more is the look of his films. Jacob T. Swinney edited together this video to show the aesthetics of whimsy and you’ll see interesting camera angles, lens flares and more. More »
“The Aesthetics of Whimsy,” the latest video essay by filmmaker Jacob T. Swinney (previously), examines the elements that form filmmaker Spike Jonze’s unique visual style. From 1999’s Being John Malkovich onward, Jonze’s films have a well-defined look that finds the fantastic in the banal. Making the most out of simple elements such as lens flares, […]
Grado Labs in South Brooklyn has been hand-building headphones and other audio gear since 1953. Since 1953, the Grado family has been making headphones and phonograph cartridges by hand in a South Brooklyn brownstone converted into a factory, which they've owned for nearly a century. Show More Summary
Will Butler Interview: The Arcade Fire Sideman On His Debut Solo LP, Slapstick And Learning Spike Jonze's Language
The minds behind Girl Skateboards (Mike Carroll, Rick Howard, Megan Baltimore, and Spike Jonze) have decided that now is a good time to do a little work with other people’s money. In this case private equity firm Altamont Capital’s money, according to a Kailee Bradstreet story on Transworld Business. “Our conversation with Altamont began last […]
Next week, our friends at Noise Pop kick of the 16th year of their independent music, art, and culture festival in San Francisco, and this year's Noise Pop Film line-up is far fucking out. Read the rest