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Director Michel Gondry showed through his imaginative "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "The Science of Sleep" that to him filmmaking is just an Earth-bound way to capture brief explosions of imagination. It is as if the filmmaker never intends...
Zap2It.comRiding high on the success of "Knocked Up," Judd Apatow will add Jack Black to some old friends in the comedy "Year One." Black will star in "Year One" with Michael Cera under the direction of Harold Ramis, who wrote the script with Gene Stupnitsky and...
Park City, Utah MELONIE DIAZ is excited, anxious, overwhelmed, joyous, overstimulated and super-happy. "It's bananas," the 23-year-old actress proclaims, seeing the hundreds-strong mob lined up in the snow for the Sundance premiere of her first studio...
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NewsdayTitles like "Human Nature"--or "Happiness" or "Pleasantville" or even "Parenthood"--are more or less guilty pleas in advance that what you're going to get is Irony with a capital I, the name being merely a mask for the unfettered, unadorned Truth that...
Tim Robbins and Miranda Otto are an often hilarious adulterous couple in "Human Nature," two over-civilized phonies in a sarcastic comedy about civilization vs. primitivism from writer Charlie Kaufman ("Being John Malkovich"). But the movie itself is an...
"Human Nature," a new film by French director Michel Gondry ("The Letter," numerous Bjork videos) from a script by Charlie Kaufman ("Being John Malkovich"), wryly observes behavior encompassed by the title through the interactions of a scientist (Tim...
Times Staff Writer"Danny Deckchair" is an Australian romantic comedy about a suburban stiff who hitches a lawn chair to some helium balloons and accidentally floats off to a better life. First-time feature director Jeff Balsmeyer, a former storyboard artist who won a...
Times Staff WriterIn "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" love creeps under the door like a vapor. Wrapping its tendrils around Joel (Jim Carrey) and Clementine (Kate Winslet), it ushers the couple into a state of blissful intoxication, before choking off their oxygen...
Complete list of nominees Complete Academy Awards coverage During Oscar season, it's all about building buzz. Here are the leading contenders and how they've fared thus far:
Tags: Academy Awards, Paul Giamatti, Jim Taylor, Culture, LiteratureFeb 28, 2005 |Story| EnvelopeTimes Staff WritersIt had heart, controversy, a tragic twist and old-fashioned craftsmanship, and in the end Clint Eastwood's boxing drama "Million Dollar Baby" emerged as the winner in Sunday night's Academy Awards, taking Oscars for best picture, director, actress and...Feb 16, 2005 |Story| Chicago TribuneTRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC2 stars (out of 4) Keanu Reeves is caught between heaven and hell in "Constantine," his latest epic fantasy/science-fiction thriller, but, though the story is potentially fascinating and the visuals sometimes spellbinding, the movie itself is stranded in...
Tags: Lung Cancer, Death, Keanu Reeves, Fiction, Tilda SwintonMar 18, 2004 |Story| MetromixChicago Tribune Movie Writer3 stars (out of 4) Charlie Kaufman writes heady movies about the heart. His resume - "Being John Malkovich," "Human Nature," "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," "Adaptation" and now "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" - offers a trick bag of off-...
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