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Oscar Watch: Anomalisa

Since summer, it’s been clear that one 2015 animated film is a true contender in the Best Picture race: Pixar’s Inside Out. Yet it’s becoming increasingly likely that there may be two and the other is in the form of Charlie Kaufman’s Anomalisa. 149 more words


John Malkovich Describes 'Being John Malkovich' In The Only Way He Really Could

Being John Malkovich is likely one of the most interesting movies to ever see release, giving us an odd story, the greatness of Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze, and a new look at John Malkovich — particularly one from inside his head. 408 more words


Can 'Anomalisa' Break Out Into Other Oscar Categories?

I was going to save this for next week, but today’s Spirit Award nominations raised the issue, so let’s just get into it: “Anomalisa” is more than just a best animated feature film contender. 440 more words


Trailer: Anomlaisa

Charlie Kaufman, the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind Eternal Sunshine, Adaptation and Being John Malkovich, has returned with his first stop animation about a man who is struggling to come to terms with the mundanity of his life. 94 more words


Anomalisa: A Human Movie That Has No Real Humans

By Travis Martin



Anomalisa looks to be one of those rare films that cannot be defined by what genre it is, which is animation, but by what it represents. 270 more words


Synecdoche, New York (2008)


Theatre director Caden Cotard feels like he is dying, and he wants to do something important while he is still here. He starts an immense play about life, love and death, which becomes a stand-in for his real life. 1,062 more words


Charlie Kaufman Talks About ‘Anomalisa’ And The Depressing Reasons There Haven't Been More Charlie Kaufman Movies

There’s something inherently weird about meeting Charlie Kaufman. Not that there’s anything particularly odd about Kaufman – if anything, he’s strangely normal. But, instead, it’s the madcap version of Charlie Kaufman that I’ve developed in my head over the last 15 or so years. 3,143 more words