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'Inherent Vice' Is a Profound Work With the Best Fart Jokes, Says Paul Thomas Anderson at NYFF

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by Nick Romano October 4, 2014 @ 4:56 PM
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"I don’t want to say ‘literary,’ because that’s a bad word," said Paul Thomas Anderson, attempting to describe the essence of Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice.' It's "beautifully written and, sort of, profound and deeply felt stuff mixed in with just the best fart jokes and poop jokes and silly songs and stuff that you could imagine." As he says, he was "trying to be as faithful to the feeling of the book as possible" in adapting it for the big screen.

Joaquin Phoenix No Longer in Talks to Play 'Doctor Strange'

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by Nick Romano October 2, 2014 @ 1:43 PM
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Awhile ago we had heard that 'Her' and 'Inherent Vice' star Joaquin Phoenix was in talks for the role of Doctor Strange in Marvel's upcoming film, and all signs seemed to suggest that this could actually happen. However, the latest development is that talks with the Oscar-nominated actor have officially ended, and Marvel is already looking elsewhere.

'Doctor Strange' Casting Rumor: Is Ethan Hawke Replacing Joaquin Phoenix?

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by Jacob Hall October 1, 2014 @ 9:51 AM
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After months of negotiations, Joaquin Phoenix still hasn't accepted the title role in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' and if you want to believe that latest rumor floating around the internet, Phoenix's hesitation and resistance is Ethan Hawke's gain. Yep, according to at least one source, Hawke is now the new frontrunner to play Marvel's cinematic Sorcerer Supreme.

'Inherent Vice' Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Stars in One Seriously Wild Detective Story

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by Britt Hayes September 29, 2014 @ 7:18 PM
The first trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's highly anticipated 'Inherent Vice' has finally arrived online, and this is definitely not your average detective story. Based on Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel of the same name, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix as the unorthodox detective Doc Sportello (yes, really), who gets mixed up in a convoluted and totally out-there crime tale.

'Inherent Vice' First Look: Josh Brolin Goes From Thanos to "Bigfoot"

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by Nick Romano August 18, 2014 @ 9:13 AM
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After his famous romp with Mark Wahlberg in 'Boogie Nights,' director Paul Thomas Anderson brings us back to the '70s with his upcoming film, 'Inherent Vice,' a highly anticipated project starring the likes of Josh Brolin and Joaquin Phoenix, and adapted from the Thomas Pynchon gonzo novel of the same name. With 'Inherent Vice' set to make its grand debut at this year's New York Film Festival, its first official look has emerged, toting Brolin's new haircut and tons and tons of pancakes.

Joaquin Phoenix in Talks to Star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

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by Mike Sampson July 25, 2014 @ 1:13 PM
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One of the big rumors at Comic-Con is that Marvel's big announcement would be the casting of 'Doctor Strange'. Even Benedict Cumberbatch got in on the buzz, dropping hints during the DreamWorks Animation panel. But, if the 'Doctor Strange' casting was Marvel's big secret, the secret may have just been revealed. The Wrap is reporting that Marvel is in discussions with three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix to star as their new superhero.

'The Immigrant' Trailer: Marion Cotillard's Harrowing Journey to America

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by Jacob Hall April 21, 2014 @ 12:07 PM
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Despite being released in many countries last year, director James Gray's 'The Immigrant' finally heads to North American theaters this summer. In case there are any doubts (and this movie has been floating around for long enough to generate those kinds of doubts), a new trailer arrived for your viewing pleasure.

Everything You Need to Know About 'Her' in 60 Seconds!

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 6, 2014 @ 1:30 PM
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You've heard a lot of talk about 'Her' being one of the best movies of 2013, but with the film only in about 800 theaters nationwide, there's still a good chance you haven't seen it yet and are wondering what all the fuss is about. Well, we're here to help!

'Batman vs. Superman' Villain Could End Up Being ... Joaquin Phoenix?

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by Nick Romano December 18, 2013 @ 2:16 PM
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Joaquin Phoenix gave us one of the best sci-fi films of the year with his performance in Spike Jonze's 'Her,' but will the star now turn his attention to the comic book universe? While Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. are looking to fill in the ranks of the upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman' movie, the studio is reportedly eyeing Phoenix to take on the villain role.

'Her' Review

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by Britt Hayes December 16, 2013 @ 1:09 PM
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Technology is a duplicitous wonder: it vastly connects us to people, places, and things beyond our reach, but limits our interactions with the people right in front of us. It allows us an additional layer of protection and evasiveness, while giving us the freedom to be whoever we want to be while hiding behind brightly lit screens. In 'Her,' Spike Jonze imagines a not-so-distant future, that's not just plausible, it's incredibly tangible; its characters -- both human and not -- contemplating what it means to exist, to connect, and to love.