Ben York Jones

For Ben York Jones, it’s all about character. As a screenwriter, his feature writing credits include the 2011 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Like Crazy, Breathe In and the forthcoming WWII drama Ashes in the SnowAs an actor he can be seen in the Emmy- and Cannes Lion-winning web series The Beauty Inside, the 2010 Sundance Competition film Douchebag, and the short film Safety. He currently lives in Los Angeles where he is picking cat hair off one of his many plain black T-shirts. (Photo by Tiffany Roohani)

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The trailer for LET THE CORPSES TAN has me way too excited. Can’t wait to see it.

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Talks

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin

By Filmmakers | June 20, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin

Joe Dante, Martin Donovan, Ben York Jones, Victor Levin and more pay tribute to the late great actor and ardent cinephile.

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks Sofia Coppola’s A Very Murray Christmas

By Ben York Jones | December 14, 2015

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks Sofia Coppola’s A Very Murray Christmas

Someone who would watch Bill Murray read the phone book ends up feeling a little short-changed by his seasonal special.

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks Alex Ross Perry’s Listen Up Philip

By Ben York Jones | October 16, 2014

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks Alex Ross Perry’s Listen Up Philip

This dry, witty portrait of a manipulative young New York novelist provokes not only laughter, but also a sense of unease in its audience.

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks Ned Benson’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

By Ben York Jones | September 12, 2014

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks Ned Benson’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

Cut together from two different movies, this tale of a doomed marriage struggles to tell a consistent story (or deliver on its mysterious title).

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks James Franco’s Child of God

By Ben York Jones | August 4, 2014

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks James Franco’s Child of God

The protagonist in James Franco's new movie is as sympathetic as a rabid dog, which makes him (and it) a little difficult to love.

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks the Worlds of Louie and Maron

By Ben York Jones | July 19, 2014

Screenwriter Ben York Jones (Like Crazy) Talks the Worlds of Louie and Maron

If they had made baseball cards for comedy writer/performers of the mid-90s, I would have collected them voraciously.