charlie kaufman

That moment when Charlie Kaufman, one of the most successful screenwriters of all time, plans his escape from the industry post-“Anomalisa.”
Gloom and doom or freedom and connection? Inescapability of capitalist commercial society or existential forging of community? I think Kaufman's Lisa, the surprising beauty, is a statement that solipsism is not man's fate.
I saw three films in a row today at the Toronto International Film Festival that have generated heavy buzz in the early festival days of fall - and found that none of them actually has the makings of the awards-season juggernauts they're being touted as. In other words, don't believe the hype.
In Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York (2008), Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a character who is suffering from a number of symptoms, but it soon becomes apparent that the real culprit is existence.
One of Gertrude Stein's most famous lines is, "there is no there there." Theatre de la Ville's production Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author directed by Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota and recently played at BAM visualizes Stein's phenomenology as Plato's Allegory of the Cave.
"Maladies" is currently in limited release and available via on-demand services. Before the release of "Thelma & Louise," Keener
"To receive an Academy Award nomination for 'Eternal Sunshine' was just fantastic. Because none of us really thought that
Around the time that I finally watched "Eternal Sunshine" in whole, I also met a girl with a blue streak in her hair. She was wild and impulsive, and she approached me first, of course, because I was the shy, quiet one (or "closed-mouthed" as Clementine calls Joel).
One of the lagniappes of psychoanalysis is the philosophical attitude it takes towards mental illness. There is no cure for
The movie isn't quite on the horizon yet (so it goes). Director Guillermo del Toro originally hoped for a 2011 release but
Jacko was courted for feature adaptation... Guillermo del Toro announces writer for Slaughterhouse Five... Batman gets recruited for Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox...
As is the case with all amazing things, however, there comes abuse. And Kickstarter abuse has become increasingly bothersome and offensive.
A staple of Canada's film and television culture, Polley has done strong work as a multi-hyphenate actress, singer, screenwriter, director and political activist who came to attention in the United States with a moving performance in the stirring movie The Sweet Hereafter.
And I'm not insinuating that you're not busy... No, no, no ... The movie takes a secular approach to religious holidays. Was
Unfortunately, due to financing, the film isn't necessarily going to happen. Back in June, Elizabeth Banks (who's attached
"I always joked about it," Harmon told Marc Maron on a recent episode of "Attack of the Show." "Maybe they got the idea from
Over the course of her career, Keener has only made a handful of TV appearances. She appeared in the short-lived TV series
Kaufman has already enlisted Steve Carell, Jack Black, Nicolas Cage and Kevin Kline to feature in the film. Carell will play