Joaquin Phoenix falls in love with a robot

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Film on Thursday 5 September 2013

Joaquin Phoenix plays a lonely writer who purchases an artificial intelligence operating system designed to adapt to his personality and ultimately meet his every need. And being the heart-broken, single man that he is, it looks like the system eventually begins to meet his relational needs. Directed by Spike Jonze, this odd story sure pulls at your […]

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Collaboration between Spike Jonze and Olympia Le-Tan

Macarena Miranda Reader Find

By Macarena Miranda in New Film on Monday 24 October 2011

In honour of Halloween and the fact that over here in Australia we don’t get as much of the spectacular as the folks in the USA, I have been discovering my own awesome stuff about this scary holiday. While looking up Where the Wild Things Are costumes I found this “Spike Jonze: Mourir Auprès de […]

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Where the Wild Things Are

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By Xavier Toby in New Film on Saturday 9 January 2010

Spike Jonze, director of indie classics Adaptation and Being John Malkovich, teams with novelist Dave Eggers to bring the Maurice Sendak picture book to the screen. It’s a curious film, following the young Max as he flees from his home after a fight with his mother, to the land of the wild things. The creatures are wonderful, with James Goldolfini of The Sopranos superb as the lead beast.

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Where The Wild Things Are

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By John Malloy in New Film on Monday 30 March 2009

After hearing a year’s worth of speculation that this film might not see the light of day, the new Dave Eggers [McSweeney’s] and Spike Jonze adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s vividly imaginative story Where The Wild Things Are is finally hitting the big screen. And I can’t wait! The subtle use of CGI on the faces makes the creatures even more eerily believable.

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