Tag Archives: Charlie Kaufman

Anomalisa – New Release Review

We review this intimate offering by the acclaimed Charlie Kaufman… As a successful lecturer and writer on the subject of productivity in the service industry, Michael Stone (David Thewlis) lives the hotel-room life. As you might expect, this Lost in Translation existence has left him deeply cynical and, not only that, unable to distinguish one […]

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Review (Spoiler Free)

Kaufman’s tale of erasing memories is equally heartbreaking and joyful Unsurprisingly Kaufman’s writing manages to guide us through a labyrinth of memories, heartbreak and regret with a precision that few other writers can muster. It takes a lot of skill to continue to hold onto your audience’s trust when you’re jumping around in time and […]

Adaptation – Review (Spoiler Free)

Adaptation is a film about itself. After having written the highly successful Being John Malkovich, Charlie Kaufman is attempting to stretch himself artistically – not wanting to purely write weird oddball scripts, he takes up the challenge of adapting Susan Orlean’s best-selling book ‘The Orchid Thief’. He fails. Instead he writes a film about him […]