To know Spike Jonze is to know that he’s a guy that delights in awkwardness. His roles in Wolf of Wall Street and Moneyball play up the playful nervousness that he projects. However, things got a little more than playful and a little uncomfortable when he started to grill a BBC interviewer on her thoughts on his film, Her.
These things tend to happen pretty frequently, and I really can’t blame even a celebrity for getting edgy or weird during their thirtieth interview of a junket, but to watch Spike Jonze move even a little on the offensive is a rare sight. Like seeing a dolphin teach driver’s ed.