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Synecdoche New York

2 Ratings: 5.0
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An insanely ambitious, dazzling, maddening movie,Synecdoche, NYis the directorial debut of Charlie Kaufman, the inspired screenwriter of twisty, mind-bending movies likeBeing John Malkovich,Adaptation., andEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Broadly … see full wiki

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2 reviews about Synecdoche New York
review by . March 21, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
They just don't make films like this one - or, they make them very rarely. What I'm talking about are films that are simultaneously deeply personal and uncompromising, and at the same time ambitious and bold and big. Of course there are bold and ambitious big budget films aimed at appealing to the widest possible audience; and there are deeply personal small scale indie films that only need to touch the hearts and minds of a self-selected discriminating few. Synechdoche, New York is not the kind …
review by . March 13, 2009
SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK is a firecracker display that sets the audience up for a grand epic of adventures then sputters its lovable way through over two hours of loosely connected views of life as we live it - through the eyes of an increasingly physically disabled director Caden Cotard (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Trying to summarize what the story is and does is always as risky task when it comes to Charlie Kaufman films and the audience for this work will be decidedly separated between the love it …
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