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Karen O, of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, planning solo album

Karen O, of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, planning solo album

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) --Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O will release her debut solo album, "Crush Songs," this September.
Kate Stanton
Leonardo DiCaprio spotted at Frieze Art Fair in NYC

Leonardo DiCaprio spotted at Frieze Art Fair in NYC

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) --Leonardo DiCaprio was seen checking out art pieces at a VIP preview of the Frieze Art Fair in Randalls Island Thursday.
Veronica Linares
Oscar nominees attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

Oscar nominees attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, Bono and Jared Leto attended the Oscar nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Writers guild announces award winners in LA, New York

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America named "Her" the Best Original Screenplay and "Captain Phillips" Best Adapted Screenplay at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.
Emma Thompson drinks martini onstage at the Golden Globes

Emma Thompson drinks martini onstage at the Golden Globes

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The "Saving Mr. Banks" star livened up the proceedings with an endearingly boozy introduction of Best Screenplay.
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'12 Years a Slave' wins Best Drama Film Golden Globe

'12 Years a Slave' wins Best Drama Film Golden Globe

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The 19th century Louisiana-set epic "12 Years a Slave" was named Best Drama Film at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
'12 Years a Slave' is year's best film, say D.C. critics

'12 Years a Slave' is year's best film, say D.C. critics

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association declared "12 Years a Slave" the Best Film of 2013 Monday morning.
'Her' is National Board of Review's top film of 2013

'Her' is National Board of Review's top film of 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The National Board of Review named the science-fiction love story "Her" the Best Film of 2013 Wednesday in New York.
Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson win big at Rome Film Fest

Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson win big at Rome Film Fest

ROME, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Americans actors Matthew McConaughey and Scarlett Johansson won the top acting prizes at the eighth annual Rome Film Festival.

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury get honorary Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury and Steve Martin accepted honorary Oscars at the Academy's Governors Awards ceremony in Hollywood.
YouTube Music Awards seen by about 200,000 viewers

YouTube Music Awards seen by about 200,000 viewers

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- About 200,000 viewers tuned in for Sunday's inaugural YouTube Music Awards ceremony, which took place in New York and aired on the video-sharing website.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Spike Jonze's 'Her' to open in the midst of awards season

Spike Jonze's 'Her' to open in the midst of awards season

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is to open in limited release Dec. 18 in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.
By United Press International
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Spike Jonze
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Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel; October 22, 1969) is an American director and producer, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television. He is best known for his collaborations with writer Charlie Kaufman, which include the 1999 film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation., and for his work as director of the 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are. He was also a co-creator and executive producer of MTV's Jackass. He is currently the creative director of VBS.tv. He is also part owner of skateboard company Girl Skateboards with riders Rick Howard and Mike Carroll.

He also co-founded Directors Label with Chris Cunningham and Michel Gondry.

Jonze was born in Rockville, Maryland, and raised in Bethesda, Maryland and in Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania. His father, Arthur Spiegel III, was a distant relation of the Spiegel catalog family and founded APM Management Consultants. His mother, Sandy Granzow, is a writer, communications consultant in developing countries, and artist. His brother Sam (aka Squeak E. Clean) is a producer and DJ. Jonze attended The Field School in Washington, D.C., and Walt Whitman High School.

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