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'Inherent Vice' (2014) - Review

Let’s not pretend that Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice is anything close to profound. Those who have been so drastically reduced to frustration by its unintelligible narrative are right to be, but they are so for the wrong reasons. 209 more words


'Her' (2013) - Review

Spike Jonze’s first feature film since 2009’s Where the Wild Things Are is every bit as humanist, as gut-wrenchingly tender, and more. As Joaquin Phoenix’s Theodore Twombly – a faux-love letter writer – struggles to cope with his own troubles of romance and L.A. 442 more words


'Irrational Man' Review: Woody Allen & Joaquin Phoenix Make Perfect Pair

I am here at the Cannes Film Festival this week and filing film reviews of some of the more significant titles on display. If you haven’t already, I highly urge you to check out… 346 more words

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The Immigrant

Ewa Cybulska (Marion Cotillard) and her sister Magda arrive at Ellis Island from Poland where they are separated. Magda is ill and must be quarantined on Ellis Island. 235 more words



Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson brings us into the paranoia-filled, drug-fuelled world of Thomas Pynchon’s 1970-something LA. Staying loyal to the novel, the film grooves left and right alongside Joaquin Phoenix, as he tries to navigate his way around the absurd and surreal to solve a mysterious disappearance. 134 more words


Mind Blowing Oscar Snubs

The Academy Awards are a set of awards that do not always reflect the best performance of the year or even out of the nominations. There are always winners who walk up to receive their little golden man who delivered a hell of a performance, but they won for the wrong reasons. 1,494 more words

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Cannes 15: Irrational Man (Woody Allen, 2015)

Ahh, Woody Allen. Fond lover of the sardonic and inquisitive female lead and renowned director of seemingly interesting, everyday people. It goes without saying that films from his heyday, such as Manhattan and Annie Hall are justified classics. 422 more words