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Filmmaker Spike Jonze Wins Her Lawsuit

3rd April 2014

Filmmaker Spike Jonze has emerged victorious in his legal battle with two writers who accused him of stealing the idea for his Oscar-winning Her script from their screenplay.Sachin Gadh and Jonathan Sender sued the director,...

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The 10 Most Awkward Moments From Spike Jonze's Newsnight Interview

By Stephanie Chase | 18th February 2014

‘Her’ director Spike Jonze found out on 'Newsnight', what happens when an innovative American director appears on a British news programme to discuss his latest film. The answer is, it gets really really awkward. Check...

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Spike Jonze Hit With Lawsuit Over Her

16th February 2014

Director Spike Jonze has been hit with a lawsuit by two writers who claim his film Her borrows ideas from a script they penned years earlier.Sachin Gadh and Jonathan Sender claim they submitted a screenplay...

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Oscars Dark Horse 'Her' Is A Gorgeous, Heartbreaking Movie

By Michael West | 14th February 2014

Since its debut at the New York Film Festival last October, Spike Jonze's new film Her has become the dark horse of the awards season, gathering best film awards from the American Film Institute, National...

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Karen O To Perform 'The Moon Song' At Oscars

14th February 2014

Karen O will perform 'The Moon Song' at this year's Academy Awards.The singer-songwriter will take on the Oscar-nominated song from Spike Jonze's romantic drama 'Her' at the ceremony which will take place on March 2...

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Spike Jonze Scoops Writers Guild Award For 'Her': Is An Oscar Next?

By Stephanie Chase | 3rd February 2014

Spike Jonze has scooped the awrd for Best Original Screenplay at the Writer’s Guild Awards, for Her which he also directed. The film tells the story of a man who forges a relationship with a...

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The Seth Rogen 'Starring' Parody Of 'Her' Might Be The Best Thing You See All Week [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 26th January 2014

Her might not be the most prominent Oscar contender, but it is still one helluva movieFirst off we were treated to a Phillip Seymour Hoffman-featuring parody of the new Spike Jonze movie Her, one that...

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Scarlett Johansson Praised For Acting Emotions

26th January 2014

Scarlett Johansson is a good actress because she is ''not afraid'' of revealing her emotions.The 29-year-old actress has been praised by 'Her' director Spike Jonze for bringing so much life and character to the role...

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A Week In News: Globes And Oscars Mania, Prince Finds His Funny Bone, Lena Dunham Gets A Vogue Make-over

By Lauren James | 17th January 2014

Golden Globes Glory: Last weekend's Golden Globe awards set hearts racing ahead of March's Oscars with plenty of deserving winners next to a few jaw-dropping snubs. 12 Years A Slave predictably came out on top...

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Karen O Preparing To Face Public Speaking Fears At Oscars

17th January 2014

Rocker Karen O has thanked Her director Spike Jonze for forcing her to face her public speaking fears following her Best Original Song Oscar nomination on Thursday (16Jan14).The Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman earned her first...

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'Gravity,' 'American Hustle' And '12 Years A Slave' Scoop Major Wins At Critic's Choice Awards: Full Nominees & Winners

By Joe Wilde | 17th January 2014

On the same day as the nominations for this year's Academy Awards ceremony were revealed, the latest instalment of the ongoing awards season went by at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California, where the...

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Jonah Hill Planned To Please Martin Scorsese

15th January 2014

Jonah Hill was motivated to make ''hero'' Martin Scorsese ''happy'' when filming 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.The 30-year-old actor who stars as Donnie Azoff in the black comedy was ''nervous'' during the early stages of...

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'12 Years A Slave,' 'American Hustle' And 'Breaking Bad' Among The Big Winners At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards: Full Winners List

By Joe Wilde | 13th January 2014

The 2014 Golden Globes came and went on Sunday, 12 January night as the stars of Hollywood gathered for the first real awards showcase of the year. The event didn't let down, with hosts Tina...

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Spike Jonze Wrote Movie Script With Beastie Boys

27th December 2013

Filmmaker Spike Jonze once helped the Beastie Boys write a movie script inspired by the hip-hop trio's music video for 1994 hit Sabotage.The Being John Malkovich director took charge of the rappers' hilarious promo for...

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Joaquin Phoenix Is On Top Form And Ready To Win Back Hearts In Spike Jonze's 'Her' [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 18th December 2013

To get your head round Spike Jonze's delicate new sci-fi movie, Her, you need to believe absolutely and unequivocally in the premise: that a sad and lonely man is capable of falling in love with...

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Wait, Should We Be Calling Spike Jonze's 'Her' An Oscar Contender?

By Michael West | 5th December 2013

Spike Jonze's off-beat romantic-drama Her was unexpectedly named best film of the year by the National Board of Review on Wednesday (December 4, 2013). The long-established and well respected educational organisation also gave Jonze the...

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Spike Jonze's 'Her' Receives Top Prize From The National Board Of Review

By Nick Hill | 5th December 2013

The movie award season is definitely begun as The Gotham Awards, which focus on independent films, and the New York Critics Circle awards, which have shown the Oscar frontrunners, have been and gone. The next...

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Her, Fruitvale Station & Nebraska Multiple Winners For National Board Of Review

4th December 2013

Spike Jonze's acclaimed new film Her has been given a big Oscar boost after picking up America's National Board of Review's Best Film of 2013.Jonze has also been honoured as Best Director for the film,...

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Spike Jonze: Her Inspired By 'Artificial Intelligence'

29th November 2013

Spike Jonze was inspired by how efficiently ''artificial intelligence'' could simulate conversation with a human in his new film 'Her'.The 44-year-old director's forthcoming movie is about a modern day romance in which depressed writer Theodore...

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Despite Rome Win, Scarlett Johansson Is Ineligible For The Golden Globes

By Michael West | 27th November 2013

Scarlett Johansson is ineligible for a prize at the Golden Globes for her performance as Samantha, an advanced computer operating system in Spize Jonze's Her.Joaquin Phoenix in Spike Jonze's 'Her'The 29-year-old actress has received rave...

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Scarlett Johansson In Golden Globes Snub

27th November 2013

Scarlett Johansson has been ruled ineligible for a Golden Globe for her performance in 'Her'.The 29-year-old actress has earned rave reviews for her voice role in the Spike Jonze-directed science fiction movie, but the Hollywood...

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Arcade Fire Drop Huge Glastonbury 2014 Hint: Will They Headline?

By Lauren James | 20th November 2013

Arcade Fire's lead singer Win Butler has hinted that his band are gearing up to play at UK festivals in 2014. Speaking to BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley, Butler cryptically advised that Arcade Fire's fans...

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The First Ever Youtube Music Awards Get Underway This Weekend - What Can You Expect From It?

By Joe Wilde | 2nd November 2013

The YouTube Music Awards will celebrate the achievements made online by both well-known and some more obscure (outside the world of viral videos) musicians for the first time this Sunday (3 Oct.) and the organisers...

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Lady Gaga To Headline Youtube Music Awards

2nd October 2013

Lady Gaga will headline the first ever YouTube Music Awards.The 'Bad Romance' hitmaker will join Arcade Fire and Eminem on November 3 at the inaugural event which will honour artists who have shared their work...

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A Week In Movies: Jennifer Promotes The Millers, Angelina Goes Evil, Coogan Moves Beyond Alan Partridge

By Rich Cline | 16th August 2013

We're the Millers had a huge premiere in London this week, and stars Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis and Will Poulter were all over town promoting the film before walking the blue carpet in Leicester Square....

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Joaquin Phoenix Falls In Love With Ewoman In 'Her' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th August 2013

In Her, Spike Jonze’s highly anticipated new movie, Joaquin Phoenix plays Theodor – a recently divorced man living city life alone until a new piece of technology enters his life: Samantha (Scarlett Johansson).Joaquin Phoenix in...

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Spike Jonze's 'Her' Leaves Us Intrigued [Trailer]

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th August 2013

Some directors demand attention for every project they work on, and Spike Jonze is one of them. This is even more impressive when you total up his films: they amount to three – Being John...

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Scarlett Johansson Replaces Samantha Morton In New Spike Jonze Drama

24th June 2013

British actress Samantha Morton has been cut from director Spike Jonze's new film and replaced by Scarlett Johansson.The Minority Report star had already completed work on her role as the voice of an operating system...

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'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Trailer: Could It Finally Be Leonardo Dicaprio's Time? [Trailer And Pictures]

By Michael West | 17th June 2013

Wow, this one looks pretty damn good doesn't it? The Wolf of Wall Street trailer, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as stockbroker Jordan Belfort, exploded onto the internet on Sunday (June 16, 2013) with tons of verve...

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Maurice Sendak - 'Where The Wild Things Are' Google Doodle Celebrates Author

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th June 2013

Google’s home page must be the most sought after advertising space on the internet, but you’ll never see any advertising on there. What you will see is the odd celebration or dedication, as is the...

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