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Spike Jonze

Spike Jonze
Spike Jonze was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score and Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "Her."

Full Oscars 2014 coverage
Spike Jonze was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score and Best Writing, Original Screenplay for "Her."

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  • DGA nominations: Is there not enough of a good thing?

    DGA nominations: Is there not enough of a good thing?
    Here’s how strong these past few months have been for cinema. If you took the new movies of five top directors who didn’t make DGA’s list of nominees Tuesday—say, Spike Jonze, the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, J.C. Chandor and...
  • Olivia Wilde back in spotlight following pregnancy announcement

    Olivia Wilde back in spotlight following pregnancy announcement
    Olivia Wilde is pregnant and proud! The "Her" actress, who is expecting her first child with fiancé Jason Sudeikis, is back in the spotlight since announcing her pregnancy in October. In recent days, she's made several appearances and hasn't been afraid...
  • New films like 'Gravity,' 'Her' connect the high-tech with the heart

    New films like 'Gravity,' 'Her' connect the high-tech with the heart
    Loneliness, hubris, depression and other fixtures of human frailty get amplified by technology in several of this year's most forward-thinking films. In "Her," "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" and "Gravity," direct person-to-person contact comes...
  • 'Gravity' and 'Her' win L.A. Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013

    'Gravity' and 'Her' win L.A. Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013
    Alfonso Cuarón's sci-fi thriller "Gravity" and Spike Jonze's offbeat love story "Her" tied for best film honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. It was one of three ties in major categories. The organization's lead actress honors were shared by...
  • Oscar 8 Ball: 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Her' could land academy gold

    Oscar 8 Ball: 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Her' could land academy gold
    Will academy voters reward or reject your favorite movies and performances? Time again to consult the Oscar 8 Ball for answers. 'DALLAS BUYERS CLUB' It is certain: The movie's one slam-dunk nomination comes from Jared Leto's supporting turn as the...
  • For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business

    For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business
    A spiteful, drug-addicted matriarch with mouth cancer can't find her husband. A folk singer has nowhere to sleep and few paying gigs. A depressive alcoholic thinks he's won some money, but he hasn't. If these plots don't sound comical, well, you must...
  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs

    SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs
    A little bit of vintage Hollywood was left off the list of Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday morning. Robert Redford was snubbed from the best actor list for his turn as a laconic sailor in “All Is Lost,” while “Saving Mr....
  • National Board of Review selects 'Her' as best picture

    National Board of Review selects 'Her' as best picture
    "Her," Spike Jonze's quirky love story about a lonely man and his warmhearted computer operating system, was named best picture of 2013 on Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. Jonze also won best director. "Spike Jonze is one of...
  • Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze connect to 'Her'

    Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze connect to 'Her'
    Joaquin Phoenix refused to hug it out. On an overcast November afternoon, in a $13-million Hollywood home with a skyline view stretching from downtown L.A. to the Palos Verdes peninsula, the notoriously press-averse actor was throwing a fit of pique...
  • Laemmle's Royal to present a Robert Redford retrospective

    Laemmle's Royal to present a Robert Redford retrospective
    Laemmle's Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles is presenting a six-day retrospective of actor-director-producer Robert Redford's seminal film roles. All movies will be shown along with his latest film, the critically lauded  "All Is Lost," for which...