Review: The Intelligent Design of Spike Jonze’s Her

i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling) i fear no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want no world(for beautiful you are my world,my true) and it’s you are...
Posted On 13 Oct 2013

New Trailer for Spike Jonze Her, Best Actor Getting Crowded

Just when you think the Best Actor race is too crowded, another performance presents itself. Joaquin Phoenix in Spike Jonze’s Her. Screencaps after the jump.
Posted On 07 Aug 2013

Spike Jonze: I’m Here

Click through to the official website to view the entire 31-minute short.
Posted On 19 Mar 2010

Wild Rumpus, circa 1999

Praise You – Fatboy Slim – dir. by Spike Jonze MTV Video Music Awards: Best Breakthrough Video Best Direction, “Torrance Community Dance Group” Best Choreography, “Michael Rooney & Richard Koufey” (a.k.a. Spike Jonze)
Posted On 19 Oct 2009

Closing Out Wild Things

Most of the critics have spoken and the two big holdouts are Ebert, and the LA Times’ Kenneth Turan who wrote, “When faced as a director with the rudderless screenplay he co-wrote with Eggers, he’s been powerless to energize it in any involving way. Sometimes...
Posted On 16 Oct 2009

Where the Wild Things Are

So many posters wall-papering the main page in the same afternoon? When they’re all this good, I think it’s justified. (We’ll carpet the column with these beauties for a day or so before trimming them back to a size that doesn’t crowd out less breathtaking...
Posted On 04 Sep 2009

Where the Wild Things Are, trailer 2

(Thanks to George, at cinemarewind.)
Posted On 06 Aug 2009

Where the Wild Things Are, poster 2

(click if your interest is pique-a-booed) Less than 3 weeks after the first impressive poster for Where the Wild Things Are, we’re given another that I like even better. The Troggs said it best: Wild Thing. I think I love you. (But I want to know for sure.)
Posted On 06 Apr 2009

Where the Wild Things Are, trailer

Thanks to Jonah for the heads-up.
Posted On 25 Mar 2009