Spike Jonze

First Look: New 'Jackass' Spinoff Movie, 'Bad Grandpa'

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by Eric Walkuski July 31, 2013 10:07 AM
Paramount Pictures
Do you enjoy watching old people hurt and/or embarrass themselves in public? First of all, shame on you. Second of all: good news! There's a new 'Jackass' movie coming to theaters this fall, and this one focuses solely on Johnny Knoxville's elderly character, Irving Zisman. Are you prepared for 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa'?

Spike Jonze's Latest Gets a Title and Synopsis

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by Jacob Hall September 02, 2012 09:30 AM
Annapurna
Can anyone top producer Megan Ellison's production company, Annapurna, when it comes to having terrific taste in filmmakers? Case in point: the Coen brothers' 'True Grit,' Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master,' John Hillcoat's 'Lawless,' Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grandmasters,' Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty' and Andrew Dominik's 'Killing Them Softly.' Of course, there's also the next film from the great Spike Jonze, which finally has a title and an official synopsis.

Watch the Maurice Sendak Documentary Produced by Adam Yauch

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by Mike Sampson May 08, 2012 08:53 AM
It's not unusual to have two talented and famous people die in the same week: it's the old "death in threes" theory. But what is unusual is to have two people die in a week who very recently collaborated. Sadly, such is the case this week as the world lost the considerable talents of both author Maurice Sendak and rapper/producer Adam "MCA" Yauch.
At first glance they wouldn't seem to have much in common, but just a few years ago, Yauch produced a documentary on the life and works of Sendak and you can watch that collaboration online right now.

Rooney Mara to Join Spike Jonze's Next Film

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by Britt Hayes April 25, 2012 02:44 PM
Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Rooney Mara is a busy lady these days. After her star-making turns in David Fincher's 'The Social Network' and 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' the young actress has been making the rounds -- first joining Ryan Gosling in Terrence Malick's 'Lawless' (not to be confused with John Hillcoat's film of the same name), and now she's in talks to join the new feature from Spike Jonze.