Synecdoche New York

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Charlie Kaufman: 'Making people laugh makes me feel validated as a human'
The screenwriter behind Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind has written a novel - about a film critic who hates Charlie Kaufman

Sam Leith

11, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Fright outta nowhere: why the biggest chills aren't in horror movies
From Benjamin Button to Willy Wonka, our critic (and scary documentarian) picks his scariest scenes in non-horror cinema

Charlie Lyne

28, Oct, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Birdman review: an acid but empty flight of fancy - Venice film festival
This year’s Venice film festival begins with Alejandro González Iñárritu’s showbiz satire, a film as jittery, shallow and occasionally inspired as its hero, writes Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

27, Aug, 2014 @10:47 AM

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Synecdoche, New York

Impenetrable, cryptic, demanding, depressing, confrontational, self-indulgent: all these were used to describe Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut. And really, there's no better recommendation to see this says Phelim O'Neill

Phelim O'Neill

02, Oct, 2009 @11:07 PM

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You review: Synecdoche New York

Did Charlie Kaufman's first effort as film director have you hankering for more, or heading for the nearest exit?

Ben Child

18, May, 2009 @2:38 PM

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Film review: Synecdoche, New York

Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a man obsessed by death in Charlie Kaufman's provocative directorial debut, writes Philip French

Philip French

16, May, 2009 @11:01 PM

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Film review: Synecdoche, New York

Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut is either a masterpiece or a massively dysfunctional act of self-indulgence, says Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

14, May, 2009 @11:01 PM

Film Weekly podcast on Ken Loach, Charlie Kaufman and the 62nd Cannes film festival

On the Croisette, Film Weekly catches up with Palme d'Or contender Ken Loach, and reviews opener Up and Lou Ye's Spring Fever. Plus, Charlie Kaufman talks Synecdoche, New York

Jason Solomons, Jason Phipps

14, May, 2009 @1:03 PM

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The ultimate postmodern novel is a film

Hermione Hoby: Synecdoche, New York uses tricks that will be familiar to readers of postmodern fiction, but performs them better than any book

Hermione Hoby

13, May, 2009 @11:43 AM

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Stuart Jeffries on how to pronounce the title of Synecdoche, New York

Stuart Jeffries: How should you pronounce Synecdoche, New York so you don't make a chump of yourself?

Stuart Jeffries

12, May, 2009 @11:01 PM

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Damon Wise's guide to Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut, Synecdoche, New York

Brainmelt master Charlie Kaufman's latest, Synecdoche, New York, is his most confusing yet. Damon Wise is your guide

Damon Wise

08, May, 2009 @11:12 PM

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