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Movie review: Charlie Kaufman returns with Anomalisa, a singular stop-motion fable about consumer capitalism and the male ego

Anomalisa★★★Now playing In the opening shot of Anomalisa, Charlie Kaufman’s return to film after 2008’s divisive Synecdoche, New York, an airliner is framed against a majestic sunset. A cacophony of voices—passenger chatter, a flight attendant’s recited instructions—surrounds us as the camera slowly pulls back to reveal our vantage point as that of neither god nor […]