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Adaptation (movie)

3 Ratings: 4.3
A 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Spike Jonze

Twisty brilliance from screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and director Spike Jonze, the team who createdBeing John Malkovich. Nicolas Cage returns to form with a funny, sad, and sneaky performance as Charlie Kaufman, a self-loathing screenwriter who has been … see full wiki

Cast: Chris Cooper
Director: Spike Jonze
Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 6, 2002
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Adaptation (movie)
review by . August 11, 2010
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... why I don't hate this film! It's pretentious, meandering, self-indulgent, self-referential -- everything that typifies post-modernist literature -- and plot-driven without a plot. But hate it I don't. I won't go so far as to say I love it, but I watched it intently and found myself defending it from a couple of people who thought it was "boring and confusing". It was not boring, to me at any rate, and not at all confusing. If anything, it might not have been confusing enough. The meta-meanings …
review by . February 10, 2005
I just finished watching this terrific movie again. ADAPTATION is truly one of those movies that actually grows richer upon a second viewing. The first time I saw it, I was blown away by the fantastic acting and enjoyed trying to follow the dynamics of the movies. I say "dynamics" rather than twists and turns, because on the surface, there are no twists. The movie just unspools "realistically" with a generous dose of carefully labeled flashbacks. But underneath, what we're really seeing is a movie …
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