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A confused patient

– I mean, you’re a doctor, right? Am I dying? Can you tell me that?
– No.
– No, you can’t tell me?
– I can’t tell you. 35 more words


Synecdoche, New York (2008)

Dir. Charlie Kaufman. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams

Everyone loves Caden Cotard’s (Hoffman) production of Death of a Salesman. He casts young people to play older ones, and in so doing has put in the mind of the audience the sense that eventually young people will turn old, and dawn will go down to day, and so on. 1,413 more words


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Dir. Michel Gondry

Written by: Charlie Kaufman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst

From its release until about five years ago, I think I would have confidently listed… 1,641 more words


Synecdoche, New York analysis

So this was a hell of a ride. My friend recommended me this movie some time ago, but didn’t have time until now to watch it. 1,703 more words


Every Day

Not just another generically painful YA adaptation, Every Day gets high marks for its intriguing premise alone: an entity that goes by the name of “A” wakes up in a different body every single day. 157 more words

Synecdoche, Schenectady

I was watching a TV news interview with Kurt Vonnegut a few months before he died in April 2007, and it discussed his “establishment” career. He not only was a prolific writer of books like  361 more words

Charlie Kaufman to Write and Direct "I'm Thinking of Ending Things"

Charlie Kaufman has become one of the best screen writers of the last 20 years. From Being John Malkovich to Anomalisa, he has unique of conveying human emotions in quirky entertaining movies. 119 more words