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Charlie Kaufman

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

In "Anomalisa" everyone looks and sounds the same. They have the same face (Caucasian, bland, non-descript). They have the same voice (Tom Noonan's). They bore our protagonist Michael Stone (voiced by David Thewlis) to death. And this feeling that he's the only...

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Anomalisa (Paramount Pictures) introduces us to motivational speaker Michael Stone who’s on a soul-draining business trip to Cincinnati. He struggles to grasp why he feels disconnected from the world and nearly everyone in it. 

The stop-...

Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2015

It is strange but true that one of the most human, emotionally complex movies at the Venice Film Festival features a cast of puppets.

Critics are singing the praises of "Anomalisa," which was written by Charlie Kaufman — the imaginative wordsmith who...