Tags » Charlie Kaufman

DVD Review: 'Anomalisa'

You go to Google and look up this disorder and you get, “The Fregoli delusion, or the delusion of doubles, a rare disorder in which a person holds a delusional belief that different people are in fact a single person who changes appearance or is in disguise.” Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman liked that as a concept, became fascinated by it, and it led to his writing 2015’s “Anomalisa,” a stop-motion adult animated comedy-drama film directed and produced by Kaufman and Duke Johnson, based upon Kaufman’s 2005 play of the same name. 560 more words


Inspirational Writing Advice from Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman is one of modern cinema’s most celebrated writers, with work including surreal fantasy Being John Malkovich, cerebral sci-fi Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, comedy drama Adaptation and extraordinary animation Anomalisa. 18 more words


Best Writing Movies

I’ve been thinking about the writing process once again, specifically my writing process.

Catching a piece of ‘Mike & Molly’ triggered the thinking. Molly, as a teacher, decides to write, and quickly and seemingly easily writes a book, finds a publisher, gets it published and so on. 771 more words


Mary and Max

Mary (Toni Collette) is an 8-year-old living in Melbourne; Max (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is a 44-year-old New Yorker. The two become unlikely pen pals in this Australian animation. 214 more words


Review: Anomalisa

What an incredibly moving, compelling and strange experience this was.

Michael Stone is a writer successful in the field of retail and sales but is suffering from a crippling sense of apathy and loneliness in what to him is an incredibly mundane existence. 448 more words


Anomalisa (DVD)

This beautifully animated work brushes with many questions about life, relationships and the value we place on individuals. 504 more words


The Scoreboard: 'None of Them Are You' Carter Burwell - Anomalisa (2015)

What’s in a film soundtrack? Sometimes it’s so bland you barely notice it, sometimes it’s so forced in your face you can’t help notice it, but then sometimes it’s that perfect accompaniment that takes the cinematic experience to a special place. 210 more words