My Third Conversation with Charlie Kaufman

I first met Charlie Kaufman when he visited Seattle to promote Adaptation. I met him again when he came back to talk about Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.About a week and a half ago, when he returned to Seattle to discuss his fantastic new movie Synecdoche, New York, I interviewed him a third time. This was the most enjoyable and in-depth of the conversations. A few short excerpts appear here, in my latest article for Image's "Good Letters."Kaufman is one of my favorite … [Read more...]

Film Forum: Charlie Kaufman’s “Synecdoche, New York”

Reviews for Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York are piling up at GreenCine Daily.I'll post other memorable responses here soon. I'm seeing the film on Thursday, and, if all goes as planned, interviewing Kaufman on Friday. If you have any questions for him, let me know.Here's Alissa Wilkinson's review at Christianity Today Movies, an admirable summation of a very complex film. Well done, Alissa! Make no mistake: Synecdoche starts out plausibly enough, but by the end it has completely … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X