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Spike Jonze

After much anticipation, Spike Jonze's newest release, Where The Wild Things Are, came in at number 1 at the box office this past weekend. And while the trailer makes it look like the new Chronicles of Narnia, Jonze's interpretation of the classic children's book manages to maintain a very indie feel, combining moments of whimsy with dark and complex emotions.

Jonze developed forged his reputation first in music videos (Sabotaged (Beastie Boys), 100% (Sonic Youth), Praise You (Fatboy Slim)), for a collection of his best, check out The Work of Director Spike Jonze. He then rocked the film world with his feature-length debut, Being John Malkovich (1999) which was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Director. Three years later, he hit the mark again with Adaptation(2002) garnering another spate of Oscars, this time including the award for Best Picture - Musical or Comedy. This past weekend, Jonze's latest and most anticipated work, an adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are. Though his resume may be on the slim slim side, the quality of his work ensures that he will be an Indie Icon for years to come.


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Being John Malkovich

$11.95 | 112 minutes

Original is far too understated a term to describe this picture, brought to you by the surreal, twisted minds of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and actor-director Jonze. The story concerns a puppeteer, Craig Schwartz (John Cusack), who discovers his office has a secret portal that leads directly into the brain of one of America's most popular…

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Jackass: The Movie

$7.95 | 88 minutes

In what may go down in history as the most irresponsible, outrageous footage ever to be released by a major Hollywood studio, Paramount Pictures presents JACKASS: THE MOVIE. Based on the MTV show of the same name, creators and coproducers Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville, and Spike Jonze stretch their surprisingly successful concept into…

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Pavement: Slow Century

$12.95 | minutes

It truly has been a slow century for Pavement fans who have been anticipating the release of this home video, ballyhooed as the band's definitive visual record, for years. Thankfully, it lives up to its billing. Containing every video the band ever made along with two full length live concerts (Seattle 7/1999 and Manchester 11/1999) and&hellip…

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