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Synecdoche, New York reviews

Many of you will see Synecdoche today or sometime soon. Here are a few reviews to open a discussion for anyone who needs to talk it out. Manohla Dargis, The New York Times: To say that Charlie Kaufman‚Äôs ‚ÄúSynecdoche, New York‚Äù is…

Word of the Day

glimmer tips us that the Word of the Day for October 22 is... synecdoche \si-NEK-duh-kee\, noun: a figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole or whole for a part or general for the special or vice versa ReverseShot.com has…

Synecdoche, New York

Maybe not as dreamlike and tantalizing as the teaser poster, but a beautiful Metropolis-under-glass terrarium all the same. Probably best that promotional teasers for Synecdoche, New York stay away from trying a literal explanation of…

Synecdoche, New York

I liked the retro warmth and coziness of the old poster too, but it was a bit precious. This one far more existentially apropos. The best part of this package are three cool clips of the movie itself, from Twitch. The third one gives…

McCarthy on Synecdoche, New York

Variety's Todd McCarthy doesn't quite know what to make of Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York - he seems to be saying that it is admirably ambitious yet a painful sit. Either way, it looks strong on writing and acting: Despite the…