Tuesday, June 21 2011
By desperately trying to create an authentic piece of art, Caden Cotard, the central character in Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York, ends up dooming himself to live what Heidegger calls an inauthentic life.
Thursday, March 19 2009
Consumed with existential dread, this film captures the feeling of near-death angst remarkably well, enough to the point where it's not Caden that's feeling it -- it's the audience.
Thursday, December 18 2008
Thursday, November 6 2008
Friday, October 24 2008
Much like protagonists in previous Charlie Kaufman scripts, Caden is an artist in search of his art.
Thursday, October 23 2008
Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York is performance art as civilization-annihilating Godzilla, whereas Eastwood's Changeling is a film that wins the stranger than fiction category, hands-down.