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Synecdoche New York

Synecdoche, New York Revisited

Francis Levy | Posted 07.30.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

In Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York (2008), Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a character who is suffering from a number of symptoms, but it soon becomes apparent that the real culprit is existence.

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Man's Soul

Francis Levy | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media
Francis Levy

One of the lagniappes of psychoanalysis is the philosophical attitude it takes towards mental illness. There is no cure for life. In fact in Charlie K...

Charlie Kaufman Is A Humble Genius. 'Synecdoche' At Ebertfest

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

I love Synecdoche, New York, but I know a few people, many of them Kaufman admirers, who detest this picture. 2010-05-03-kaufmancopy.jpg

NYT's "Synecdoche, New York" Review: GLOWING

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

To say that Charlie Kaufman's "Synecdoche, New York" is one of the best films of the year or even one closest to my heart is such a pathetic response ...