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Joaquin Phoenix

Ridley Scott's Gladiator made Joaquin Phoenix a bonafide star with his scene-stealing turn as the ruthless Commodus, so there has been great anticipation to see what this director/actor duo could do w…
C'mon C'mon tapped right into my middle-aged self and wrung tears from me more than once. What on the surface looks like your typical "older, single, childless man is thrown into taking care of a prec…
The opening sequence of The Sisters Brothers is visually striking in what you cannot see. In the distance, flashes of gunfire light up complete darkness. You make out that some gunfighters are on the …
Joaquin Phoenix, with his weirdo-chameleon persona in the media (remember when he grew a beard and said he was quitting acting to become a rapper?), is, at the very least, always interesting. When you…

Her

Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) is a sweet, gentle man who excels at a job that is perfect for sweet, gentle people. In this very near-future world, Theodore works at a Hallmark-ish company that will dicta…
M. Night Shyamalan's film, The Village, is creepy as hell. It is also a great showcase for audience rudeness, as the bunch I was unfortunate enough to be in the vicinity of during the show did not qui…
Why? Because about two minutes into Ladder 49, as a crew of firefighters are climbing stairs in a burning warehouse, Robert Patrick’s character says, “I’m gettin’ too old for this s**t.” Yup. One of …