First screened in September 2015
Directors: Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman. Animated. Voice Cast: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan. Screenplay: Charlie Kaufman (based on his sound play).

Twitter Capsule: Could summon no enthusiasm. The self-pity of Kaufman's men is usually ballasted by much more creative detail or insight.

VOR:   A coherent extension of the Kaufmanverse, even if I found it wan by comparison to its comparisons. Technically and formally adventurous. Most viewers more effusive. Go form an opinion!

Photo © 2015 Paramount Pictures/Starburns Industries

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

Other Awards:
Venice Film Festival: Grand Special Jury Prize; Future Film Festival Digital Award
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Animated Feature; Best Original Score (Carter Burwell; also cited for Carol)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Animated Feature (tie)

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