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And perhaps that’s why, despite some incredible ingredients, this one never quite came together. Nor am I sure I can explain why I've placed it here without spoiling it; even giving this movie a ranking feels like a spoiler. I don’t have any use for it! With the release of the trailer for Charlie Kaufman’s forthcoming Netflix flick, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, what better way to celebrate the man who puts the “I” — and then, like, a time-warping tunnel into a movie star’s brain for a murderous Meryl Streep to hunt down two Nicolas Cages — in idiosyncratic than by ranking his previous outputs. As its name suggests, the movie revolves around man's basic instinct to survive which … ", Ben Kaller/Columbia; Mary Cybulski/NETFLIX; Everett Collection, A meta-ranking of Charlie Kaufman's filmography. Supporting them are Kirsten Dunst (! Synecdoche contains multitudes enough to support various readings and explore numerous ideas, and your perception of it can shift wildly across viewings as you attempt to decipher its cacophony of symbolism, artifice, and ambiguity. Confessions is a strange movie, almost playing like another collaboration between Adaptation's Charlie and Donald; the few signature off-kilter touches that remain are some of the film's highlights. Good. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of The Dana Carvey Show (2017) The Trouble with Larry (1993) Script and Continuity Department. Surely. Kaufman famously disavowed this film, the directorial debut of one George Clooney, who apparently reshaped the writer's screenplay into a more conventional thriller... or at least, as conventional as a biopic of a game show host-turned-alleged assassin can be. It also hits on all the performance and directorial beats — both in real life and the pictures — that Kaufman would come to obsess over throughout his career. He’s never been better, playing both Charlie and Donald (fictional) Kaufman with pain and wit. Kaufman's first collaboration with Eternal Sunshine director Michel Gondry deals less with the cerebral and more with the primal. It's an edgy drama that shows how serendipity brings two people together, who were only connected by a book. For more, explore the Entertainment category at FanSided.com.