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justin.brock Anomalisa is a very strange, very interesting, and very well-crafted stop-motion animated film with fantastic voice work by its small cast, unbelievable animation, and some very sophisticated writing by Charlie Kaufman. Technically, this film is absolutely outstanding. It took nearly two years to make this film, and what they were able to accomplish was simply astounding. Never have puppets acted more like real people in any animated film ever put to screen until this film, and a lot of that credit has to go to co-director Duke Johnson who helped bring the wacky and original imagination of Charlie Kaufman to life. The voice cast also do very good work. Jennifer Jason Leigh has had a great 2015, first with The Hateful Eight, and now with this film right here. David Thewlis also does great work and gives a very somber and melancholic performance. The major standout, however, is the fact that Tom Noonan voices every single character in the movie except for the two leads. This can lead to some confusion, but also intrigue about why Kaufman decided to make the decision to cast Tom Noonan the way he did. And that brings me to Charlie Kaufman’s writing. Honestly, it took me a little bit to understand what the film was truly about, but after a certain dreamlike sequence takes place, I finally understood what the film was trying to say. Michael seems to be dissatisfied with the mundanity of life, feeling as though everything is the same - who voices every single character in the film with the same voice inflection? Also, he seems to be afraid that the world is going to take away Lisa, who he believes is the one little piece of life left in the dull world he sees himself in. He is a man trying find a reason for living in this world, but can’t find that reason until he meets Lisa.
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  •   justin.brock However, just because I understand and appreciate what this film has to say doesn’t mean that I’m absolutely in love with it. It’s a very strange and different movie, and there are movies that I’ve loved that have been very original and quirky, and not just because they are just that, but because they’re also films that I can relate to on an emotional level - films such as Spike Jonze’s Her. That’s what I’m missing with Anomalisa, and that’s why that it’s a film that I can never love, but can absolutely appreciate for its craftsmanship and unique story. 2h

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daily_cinema Film Review:
"Anomalisa (2015)"
• Directors: Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
• Writer: Charlie Kaufman
• Cast: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan
• Genre: Drama/Animation
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- 2015 was a pretty good year for most films and it's a shame that I wasn't able to see this artistically, beautiful film called "Anomalisa" last year, but I'm truly glad I finally saw it! Charlie Kaufman who co-wrote this film is one my personal favorite screenwriters working today! He wrote one of my favorite films such as "Being John Malkovich (1999)," "Adaptation (2002)," and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)!" His work can get emotionally depressing, but he truly shows us real life through his writing and he's done that again with his latest film! First off I'm truly amazed with the stop animation! I loved how much effort they put to the production! The figurines were truly lifelike to the point when you know when the actors were acting great, so were figurines! The cinematography was top-notch and overall beautiful! I love how simple the story was and I did like how artistically complex it was! Kaufman's screenplay was touching and heartbreaking as usual! Overall, I truly loved "Anomalisa," I thought it was a beautiful experience, and a beautifully crafted film, but this film isn't for everyone. If you're into art house cinema and you like experimental films or anything by Kaufman like "Synecdoche, New York (2008)," then this is the film for you! A, 9.5/10 - MichaelAngelo #Anomalisa #CharlieKaufman #DukeJohnson #DavidThewlis #JenniferJasonLeigh #TomNoonan #film #films #movie #movies #cinema #art #StopAnimation #Animation #FilmReview #MovieReview
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potterhead390 Sirius and Remus two wonderful people, beautiful men and exceptional wizards my life, my love, my world 🌎 #griffindor #hogwards #siriusblack #remuslupin #padfood #moony #garyoldman #davidthewlis 9h

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laserreviewsmovies Number 4 - Anomalisa
Directors - Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson
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Charlie Kaufmans follow up to the magnificent 'Synecdoche, New York' is a funny, beautiful and deeply personal view on the human condition. Within 4 minutes of this movie I forgot that this movie was animated as I was so invested into this story and when it finished I was left speechless, I didn't know what to do. And that's what a good movie should do. --------------------------------------------
#anomalisa #charliekaufman #dukejohnson #davidthewlis #jenniferjasonleigh #tomnoonan #drama #comedy #romance #animation #movie #film #cinema
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  •   haydnlikesmovies This was an inspiring movie. Synecdoche, New York was indeed Magnificent and Eternally Sunshine is a work of beautiful art. Can't wait to see what Charlie will do next. 11h
  •   haydnlikesmovies *Enteral 11h

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  •   estelle_ltr Ah !!! Merci ! Je vois du positif partout ailleurs alors que c'était loinnnn d'être ouf 10h

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arno_martinez 6/10 : Après de long jours hors des salles obscures pour raisons professionnelles, je souhaitais voir Carol mais il en a été autrement à mon grand regret. Me voilà donc devant Legend dont la bande annonce m'avait peu inspiré mais dont la présence de Tom Hardy m'a convaincu à voir ce film. En effet, il est toujours impressionnant de voir un seul acteur tenir deux rôles dans le même long-métrage, à plus forte raison quand il s’agit de frères jumeaux : deux fois plus de Tom. Techniquement parlant, le procédé est plutôt spectaculaire surtout quand il est correctement exécuté comme dans Legend. Sa, ou plutôt ses performances sont remarquables. À lui tout seul Tom Hardy porte le film. Il faut le voir interpréter ces deux personnages identiques physiquement mais opposés sur de nombreux autres points. Quand l’un brille par son sang froid apparent et par ses bonnes manières, l’autre, avec ses nombreux problèmes psychologiques, apparaît inquiétant et imprévisible. Assez rapidement, il est impossible de confondre les deux jumeaux. Tout se joue dans l’interprétation, dans la manière de se tenir, de se mouvoir et dans la diction. Avec une prestance et une classe qu'on lui reconnait facilement, Tom Hardy nous convainc facilement.

Reggie, raisonné et diplomate, cache son potentiel de boxeur derrière une surface d’homme d’affaire propriétaire de casino. Ronnie, direct et ouvertement gangster, est aussi fou qu’il est dangereux. A eux deux il vont tenter de dominer Londres et ils le font savoir. Quelques scènes de règlements de compte parsèment Legend, mais n'arrive pas vraiment à faire décoller le film. Il manque un rythme plus soutenu pour être à la hauteur des plus grands films mafieux. Le récit s’essouffle avec des scènes d’actions qui se ressemblent trop souvent. La suite de la critique ici : http://www.senscritique.com/film/Legend/critique/81190327 #legend #2016 #cinema #pathegaumont #tomhardy #emilybrowning #taronegerton #davidthewlis #paulanderson #londres #gangster #mafia #kray #lyon #villeurbanne #france #critique #avis
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dani_gabrielle Cheeky(2003) written and directed by my favourite person on earth. He even starred in it. The story is brilliant and the cast is a fantastic group of British greats. @seanjward's first film. Produced by Trudie Styler, thanks to @annafriel for telling her cause even though David hates it its one of my top favourite Thewlis films to date. #DavidThewlis #FeatureFilm #British #TrudieStyler #LesleySharp #IanHart #CheekyGameshow 1d

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alexey_ganza "Макбет" Джастина Курзеля порадовал шикарно переданной атмосферой мрачного Средневековья, кровавыми батальными сценами и сильной актёрской игрой Майкла Фассбендера. В принципе, на этом для меня плюсы и закончились. По сути это не даже не фильм, а, если так можно выразиться, "театральная кино-постановка". Слишком уж неторопливо происходит действие. Манерные диалоги в стихотворной форме - тоже нюанс на любителя. Благо, болтовни не так уже и много. В общем, снято всё круто, но чтобы оценить "Макбета" по достоинству, нужно очень-очень любить классические британские сюжеты и творчество Уильяма Шекспира в частности. Лично я с восторженными отзывами и высокими рейтингами не соглашусь. Было любопытно, но это всё же не моё. Проще говоря - приуныл. Личная оценка: 6/10 #kinoganza #фильм #кино #macbeth #драма #экранизация #пьеса #williamshakespeare #michaelfassbender #marioncotillard #paddyconsidine #seanharris #jackreynor #elizabethdebicki #davidthewlis #justinkurzel #франция #великобритания #сша #2015 1d
  •   arnold161 Скажу честно я хотел выключить на середине))) но посмотрел, хороший фильм, но на любителя 1d
  •   alexey_ganza @arnold161 Смотрится тяжеловато, согласен. Вот "Кориолан" был более-менее неплох. А "Цимбелина" смотреть даже врагу не пожелаю. 1d
  •   arnold161 @alexey_ganza первый тоже смотрел, второй точно не видел) просто тяга к историческим фильмам заставила досмотреть 1d
  •   maizienara it! 22h

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filmink #charliekaufman's spectacular new film #anomalisa is out today and to celebrate we've got some great memorabilia plaques to give away. Follow the link in our profile to learn more! #eternalsunshineofthespotlessmind #adaptation #animation #jenniferjasonleigh #tomnoonan #davidthewlis 2d

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federica_arseni “Chissà perchè desiderava tanto sfuggire alla realtà, mai visto un uomo con aspirazioni del genere. Conosceva forse segreti che cambiano la vita?” Paul Verlaine
#paulverlaine #arthurrimbaud #poetidallinferno #totaleclipse #amazingmovie #quote #leonardodicaprio #davidthewlis #vscocam #vscobest #vscogram #vscolife #vscolove #vscotime #vscocollection #likeme #likeforlike #likeforfollow #followback #followme #followforfollow
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pseudo_wolfgang Quarter to ten is a ridiculous time at which to start watching a long movie.
I've always been recommended this and yet never actually got around to it. So here I am.
#Naked #MikeLeigh #DavidThewlis #GregCruttwell #LesleySharp #KatrinCartlidge #PeterWright #ClaireSkinner #EwenBremner #GinaMckee #ElizabethBerrington #TobyJones
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man_of_anarchy Не плохой фильм получился, смотрится на одном дыхание, ещё раз убедился что том харди многогранный актёр, сыграно и снято превосходно.
Итог 9 из рекомендую к просмотру.

Сюжет
Фильм расскажет историю близнецов Реджи и Ронни Крэй, культовых фигур преступного мира Великобритании 1960-х. Братья возглавляли самую влиятельную бандитскую группировку Ист-Энда. В их послужном списке: вооруженные грабежи, рэкет, поджоги, покушения, убийства и собственный ночной клуб, куда доезжали даже голливудские знаменитости. Среди их жертв — криминальные авторитеты Джек МакВитти и Джордж Корнелл.

#Легенда,#Legend

Режиссёр #BrianHelgeland

Продюсер #TimBevan,#EricFellner,#ChrisClark,#QuentinCurtis,#BrianOliver

Автор
сценария Brian Helgeland,#JohnPearson(книга)

В главных
ролях #ТомХарди,#ЭмилиБраунинг,#TomHardy,#EmilyBrowning,#DavidThewlis,#ChristopherEccleston,#ChazzPalminteri

Оператор #DickPope

Композитор #CarterBurwell

#криминал,#триллер,#драма
#UniversalStudios,#CrossCreekPictures,#StudioCanal,#WorkingTitleFilms

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