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Jonze, Spike

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Most widely held works by Spike Jonze
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

76 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Her by Spike Jonze( Visual )

85 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet "Samantha", a bright, female voice (Scarlett Johansson) who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other." -- Back of container
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze( Visual )

161 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling street puppeteer takes a job as a filing clerk and discovers a secret door that allows him to enter into the mind and body of actor John Malkovich. For fifteen minutes he experiences being John Malkovich before being dropped out of the sky alongside the New Jersey Turnpike. After sharing this experience with an office colleague and his wife the three hatch a plan to offer this experience to others and charge a fee
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

91 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Bad grandpa by Jeff Tremaine( Visual )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman. Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter Olive is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter Ariel is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
The fall by Chris L Demarest( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1920's, Los Angeles. In a hospital on the outskirts of town, Roy Walker, an injured stuntman, begins to tell young Alexandria, a fellow patient with a broken arm, a fantastical story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances
Where the wild things are : [the movie storybook] by Barb Bersche( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Max, a rambunctious boy who feels misunderstood at home, as he sets out in a tiny boat, seeking new worlds across the sea and lands on the incredible island of the wild things--where being made king of the beasts may not be all that grand
Tell them anything you want a portrait of Maurice Sendak( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a deeply moving portrait of Maurice Sendak, a seminal talent who is conflicted with his success, and whose lifelong obsession with death has subtly and ironically influenced his work. Now 81, Sendak is best known for his first book, Where the wild things are, which he wrote after spending ten years as an illustrator. Through his own words, firsthand photos, and illustrations, Sendak offers a rare, intimate, and unexpected look at his exceptional life
The work of director Spike Jonze a collection of music videos, short films, documentaries, and rarities by Michel Gondry( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the director's music videos for the bands Wax, Beastie Boys, the Pharcyde, the Breeders, Daft Punk, Fatlip, Weezer, Fatboy Slim, Dinosaur Jr., MC 900ft Jesus, the Notorious B.I.G., the Chemical Brothers, and Bjork, as well as interviews, commentaries, rarities, and three documentaries: What's up Fatlip?, Amarillo by morning, and Torrance Rises
Beastie Boys video anthology by Beastie Boys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains eighteen videos by the Beastie Boys. Each disc s divided into two sections: videos in sequence and videos with supplements. Includes commentary by Evan Bernard, Adam Bernstein, Tamra Davis, Spike Jonze, and others
Human nature by Michel Gondry( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uno scienziato con manie ossessive e una donna afflitta da un disordine ormonale che le provoca un'abbondante crescita di peli, scoprono un uomo nato e vissuto selvaggiamente. Lo scienziato cerca di istruirlo, mentre Lila combatte affinchè l'uomo conservi la sua natura, simbolo di libertà. Nasce un inusuale triangolo dove emergono le incongruenze del mondo civilizzato
Marcel Dzama : sower of discord by Marcel Dzama( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph is the definitive publication to date on the internationally renowned Canadian artist Marcel Dzama. Characterised by an immediately recognisable cast of fanciful and frightening characters, Dzama's work draws from a diverse range of references and artistic influences, including Dada and Marcel Duchamp. While the artist is best known for his delicate, psychosexual drawings, rendered in a distinctive palette of muted colors, his work also includes sculpture, painting, film and dioramas. More than 300 colour images from the late 1990s through the present trace the artistic evolution and tremendous talent of this prolific and highly acclaimed young artist. Textual contributions include five original short stories related to Dzama's work by foreword by best-selling author Dave Eggers, an essay by Duchamp scholar and art historian Bradley Bailey, an essay by contemporary artist Raymond Pettibon and an interview with renowned filmmaker and friend Spike Jonze
The wild things by Dave Eggers( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a fight at home, young Max flees and runs away into the woods. He finds a boat there, jumps in, and ends up on the open sea, destination unknown. He lands on the island of the wild things, and soon he becomes their king. But things get complicated when Max realizes that the wild things want as much from him as he wants from them
Yeah right!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years in the making, YEAH RIGHT! is a feature-length montage of exciting urban street skateboarding, shot in music video-size chunks. An unparalleled kind of sports photography -- the cameramen are skateboard-mounted -- showcases the dramatic athleticism of the Girl and Chocolate Skateboard Teams. Filled with spectacular appearances from some of skateboarding's brightest luminaries and shining up-and-comers, who pull off amazing stunts, seeming to fly through the air weightlessly
There are many of us by Spike Jonze( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film summary : "A library assistant plods through an ordinary life in LA until a chance meeting opens his eyes to a the power of creativity and ultimately, love. When this new life and love begin to fall apart, he discovers he has a lot to give. This short film proves that ordinary is no place to be."--IMDB
Glow in the dark : Kanye West by Kanye West( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs from Kanye West's Glow in the dark tour. CD tracks are remixes from previously released albums remastered specifically for the tour. CD also includes interview with tour collaborator Spike Jonze
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Where the wild things are
Alternative Names
Couffe, Richard.

Couffe, Richard 1969-

Couffey, Richard

Jones, Spike

Kouffey, Richard

Spayk Cons

Spiegel, Adam.

Spiegel, Adam 1969-


Spike Jonze Amerikaans filmregisseur

Spike Jonze cineasta americano

Spike Jonze réalisateur américain

Spike Jonze regista, sceneggiatore, attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Spike Jonze reżyser amerykański

Spike Jonze US-amerikanischer Film- und Musikvideo-Regisseur

Спайк Джонз

Спайк Джоунз

Спајк Џоунз

Սփայք Ջոնզ

ספייק ג'ונז

اسپایک جونز بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

สไปค์ จอนซ์

სპაიკ ჯოუნზი

스파이크 존스

존즈, 스파이크 1969-

ジョーンズ, スパイク



AdaptationBad grandpaThree kingsSynecdoche, New YorkThe fallWhere the wild things are : [the movie storybook]Beastie Boys video anthologyThe wild things