Michel Gondry Tells Us What It's Like to Build Movie Dreams Without CGI

Books have been adapted for the big screen since the dawn of cinema, but the transition can be tricky—especially when the original is a uniquely dreamlike counter-cultural touchstone. Mood Indigo is Michel Gondry's latest feature film; he recently spoke with us about bringing the fantastic voyage of young love and… » 7/28/14 3:33pm 7/28/14 3:33pm

​Mood Indigo Takes You Into a Twee Posthuman World

Michel Gondry sucked us into his surreal world with movies like Be Kind Rewind and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Now he's back with Mood Indigo, an eye-popping fairy tale about a magic world where everything is mutable — except cancer. » 7/18/14 1:30pm 7/18/14 1:30pm

Noam Chomsky has officially become a science fiction character

This is a documentary about nothing less than how we perceive reality. It's from Michel Gondry, who directed the mind-melters Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, and it stars controversial linguistics professor Noam Chomsky. » 10/28/13 12:02pm 10/28/13 12:02pm

Must Watch: The CG Effects of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

You probably didn't realize how much CG animation there is in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind — and not just in the big obvious scenes where stuff is vanishing. This VFX reel for Michel Gondry's masterpiece is an eye-opener. » 8/26/13 10:43am 8/26/13 10:43am

Mood Indigo trailer is proof that life would be better if we all lived…

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind director Michel Gondry's new movie Mood Indigo looks like his long-awaited return to whimsy. The latest trailer is full of bubbles, kisses, flying cloud cars, and tiny drawer worlds. » 3/12/13 1:56pm 3/12/13 1:56pm

First trailer for Mood Indigo is pure Michel Gondry dream madness

Oh Michel Gondry, we've missed you so! The first trailer for the French filmmaker's new movie Mood Indigo is a fantastic return to the whimsical dreamy madness of Gondry's brain, starring the dazzling Audrey Tautou. Behold everything you love about Gondry's work, crammed into one short trailer. » 1/25/13 12:31pm 1/25/13 12:31pm

Michel Gondry turns Björk into an asteroid disco ball

Michel Gondry has directed oodles of music videos for Iceland's warbling ambassador ("Hyperballad" is the prom song I never had). For her latest single "Crystalline," he's turned her into a singing disco singularity who oversees an asteroid or something. Her new album Biophilia drops September 26. » 7/26/11 10:15am 7/26/11 10:15am

How will Michel Gondry's Ubik live up to Philip K. Dick's legacy?

How has The Adjustment Bureau affected future Philip K. Dick movie adaptations? What's going on with Michel Gondry's Ubik? We chatted with the daughter of the legendary author, Isa Dick Hackett, about the secrets of filming Philip K. Dick. » 6/17/11 1:24pm 6/17/11 1:24pm

Michel Gondry is adapting Philip K. Dick's Ubik

Philip K. Dick's insanely complicated, mind-bending novel Ubik is being adapted by Michel Gondry. It's a match made in creepy alternate universe heaven. Clotted milk and stale cigarettes for everyone! » 2/16/11 12:14pm 2/16/11 12:14pm

The Green Hornet is the rare stoner superhero movie that you can enjoy…

Imagine if you crossed Cheech and Chong's 1970s stoner masterpiece Up In Smoke with the gadget-enhanced asskickery of Batman Begins. Sounds like it could never work, right? But Seth Rogen's Green Hornet proves that it does. And it's surprisingly awesome. » 1/14/11 12:09pm 1/14/11 12:09pm

Michel Gondry's new technique that could change the superhero movie…

When Sony announced that Michel Gondry was directing Green Hornet, many people joked that the superhero flick would be composed of cardboard and twine. But instead, Gondry treated the audience to a new POV-style of superhero ass-kicking: the awesome Kato-Vision. » 1/13/11 12:11pm 1/13/11 12:11pm

Green Hornet brings on the scrotum jokes and eye-popping 3D visuals

We've seen the new trailer and 3D sneak preview for The Green Hornet, and we are digging how it balances comedy and action in an all-new kind of superhero movie. Plus exclusive thoughts from Seth Rogen and director Michel Gondry! » 7/24/10 8:00am 7/24/10 8:00am

Michel Gondry's next science fiction film could show us a future Earth

While chatting with Michel Gondry about all things Green Hornet we asked him when he was doing a space movie. Gondry said he'd love to, but his next movie takes place on Earth - in the future. » 7/23/10 8:19pm 7/23/10 8:19pm

New Green Hornet trailer gives first glimpse of Cameron Diaz

We're still not sold on Cameron Diaz as The Daily Sentinel's secretary — and Green Hornet's love interest — Lenore Case. Then again, we weren't sure about Rogen as a superhero, but we're warming to him. Check out Diaz's debut. » 7/06/10 12:32pm 7/06/10 12:32pm

Seth Rogen leaps into action in the first Green Hornet trailer

We've been talking a lot about whether or not Seth Rogen and Michel Gondry's Green Hornet will be a success. Now the first trailer is out — judge for yourselves! » 6/21/10 10:26pm 6/21/10 10:26pm

First official pictures of Seth Rogen's exploding superhero, Green…

Sony may have only just figured out that Seth Rogen looks nothing like the Green Hornet, but they're still going ahead with Michel Gondry's allegedly quirky take on the superhero. Check out the first ever pictures. What do you think? » 6/21/10 12:20pm 6/21/10 12:20pm

Sony Just Realized Seth Rogen Looks Nothing Like Green Hornet

Rumor has it Sony's upset that Seth Rogen and Michel Gondry turned in an ultra-campy Green Hornet movie. Um, they know they hired Seth Rogen and Michel Gondry, right? They're also reportedly perturbed that Rogen doesn't look the part. » 4/15/10 8:00am 4/15/10 8:00am

Ellen Page To Star In Michel Gondry Time-Travel Flick

Green Hornet director Michel Gondry is teaming up with Ghost World scribe Daniel Clowes to create a time-travel drama starring Ellen "Juno Pryde" Page. Looks like Gondry's trying to sweep both the Saturn and Independent Spirit Awards with this one. » 3/15/10 11:40am 3/15/10 11:40am

The Secret Connection Between Highlander And Duran Duran

Long before directors like Spike Jonze and Michel Gondry made the jump from music videos to movies, Russell Mulcahy innovated on MTV and directed Highlander. What would movies even look like without him? » 10/27/09 11:45am 10/27/09 11:45am