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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004, Michel Gondry)


Random thoughts from the day I watched Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind for the first time in many years and afterward realized it had been almost exactly a decade since I saw it in the theater, which is a weird feeling: despite so much of it passing into indie culture and my own generation’s understanding of romance as depicted in film, its wintry luminescence still delights. 1,270 more words

AFI 400 Nominees

Being John Malkovich (1999)

Let me tell you about the ending of Being John Malkovich.

For a long time prior to 1999, the spec script by Charlie Kaufman bounced around Hollywood without causing much hubbub. 822 more words

John Cusack


Director of Photography: Frederick Elmes

Director: Charlie Kaufman

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Adaption (2002)

Directed by Spike Jonze (Written by Charlie/Donald Kaufman)

3.5/5 – Clever script written about the creation of itself. Although the story is extremely smart, the subject matter isn’t as interesting as it seemed. 33 more words


Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)

Directed by Michael Gondry (Written by Charlie Kaufman)

5/5 – A story of love and memory. An emotional masterpiece. A film about not realizing what you had until it’s lost and forgotten. 10 more words


Synecdoche, New York (2008) – Approaching Death via Denial

The film Synecdoche, New York has been highly acclaimed by film critics, appearing on numerous “best films of 2008”, “best films of the decade”, and even “best films of all time.” [3] But the film was a commercial disaster, costing over $20 million to make, but grossing only about $3M [4]. 1,454 more words

2014 Discussion Films

Synecdoche, New York

by Joseph J. Langan

“I won’t settle for anything less than the brutal truth.”

Sony Pictures contracted director Spike Jonze (Her, Being John Malkovich) and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) to create a horror film. 540 more words

Joseph J. Langan