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    Watch: Spike Jonze's Prickly Interview With 'BBC Newsnight' About 'Her'

    The awards season grind can often find filmmakers and actors spending months answering the same questions over and over about their films, to the point of tedium. And most of the time, everyone involved is able to stoically endure the repetitive and sometimes simplistic questions that get lobbed the...

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    WATCH: Karen O, Spike Jonze and KK Barrett's Heartfelt Acoustic Performance of "The Moon Song" from "Her"

    The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs Karen O visited the KCRW studio earlier today to perform "The Moon Song" from "Her," which is up for Best Original Song at this year's Academy Awards. Writer/director/producer Spike Jonze, and production designer KK Barrett provided vocal and acoustic accompaniment.

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    Watch: Karen O Teams With Spike Jonze To Perform "The Moon Song" Together, Will Also Play At The Oscars

    Oscar voting kicks off on Friday, and Warner Bros. really want that Best Song trophy. With "The Moon Song" EP hitting digital outlets this week, and Karen O playing an Oscar nominees party, the awareness campaign for the song continues.

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    'Her' & 'Captain Phillips' Surprise At WGA Awards, 'Gravity' Takes Cinematographer Awards

    We're a month away from the Oscars—aka the Cinephile Super Bowl—and the crystal ball continues to get a bit clearer with precursor awards. And last night, both the writers and cinematographers of the industry honored their own.

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    Anatomy of a Scene: Talking the 'Her' Office with Oscar-Nominated Production Designer K.K. Barrett

    Spike Jonze's beautiful and beguiling "Her," the dark horse in the best picture Oscar race, offers a warm and inviting fusion of LA/Shanghai, with its intoxicating use of red. And the opening scene in the office -- a high rise on Hope near Bunker Hill -- wonderfully sets up the delicate mood and wor...

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    ARIELLE BERNSTEIN: The Spaces Between: Spike Jonze's HER and Love in the Time of Machines

    "Her" might present one of the most egalitarian and loving relationships on screen this past year.

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    Spike Jonze Says He’s Unsure If Arcade Fire Score For ‘Her’ Will Find An Official Release

    Ever since the talent behind the soundtrack to Spike Jonze’s “Her” was first announced—Arcade Fire, Owen Pallett, and Karen O—an intense clamor and anticipation sprung up for the end result. And true to predictions it is great, a melancholic and warm supplement to the “Adaptation” director’s latest ...

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    The Best of Jonah Hill's SNL: DiCaprio Revisits 'Titanic,' And a 'Her' Parody

    It was a pretty safe guess that there would be some Wolf of Wall Street reference during Jonah Hill's stint as SNL host, but the opening monologue turned out to be better than any sketch.

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    'Her' In, Redford Out: Best and Worst of the Oscar Nominations

    Let's start by stipulating that the Oscars have little or nothing to do with art or even how good a film is. Like any political contest, movie awards are about money and campaigning and popularity and image -- so if a good idea or vision sneaks in, what luck!

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    Directors Round Table: McQueen, Greengrass, Holofcener and Jonze Talk Success, Failure, Casting, and Unlearning Film School Wisdom

    The LA Times Directors round table, as part of the Envelope Screening Series, assembled Steve McQueen ("12 Years a Slave"), Paul Greengrass ("Captain Phillips"), Nicole Holofcener ("Enough Said"), Spike Jonze ("Her"), JC Chandor ("All Is Lost") and John Lee Hancock ("Saving Mr. Banks"). Highlights f...

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