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Joaquin Phoenix

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  • Social Media Takes Starring Role in Toronto Movies

    Hollywood is notoriously phobic of technology -- many A-list actors and directors routinely admitted how infrequently they check their email- but this year's Toronto Film Festival suggests that Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media are...
  • My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

    My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was always one of my favorites. It always seemed to me that he didn't make bad movies, and I've always attributed that to a belief that Hoffman's talent elevated everyone around him. Like a lot of appreciators of film, upon...
  • Five days of 'Her:' How Spike Jonze created the future

    For those who’ve seen the buzziest of buzzy holiday movies, Spike Jonze’s “Her,” you probably left the theater with much to think about. One of the biggest questions, at least from a filmmaking standpoint: How did Jonze and his...
  • Five days of 'Her': Building a future to feel like the present

    Spike Jonze and his team went to some lengths to create the future in “Her.” In the movie — which has Joaquin Phoenix’s soulful Theodore Twombly falling in love with an operating-system voiced by Scarlett Johansson — the...
  • Film directors build, and tear down, comfort zones

    Film directors build, and tear down, comfort zones
    Movie crews can number as many as 300 people. And yet amid all that hubbub, film directors can craft the most personal moments: Joaquin Phoenix confessing his love for an operating system in "Her"; Robert Redford facing his mortality in "All Is Lost";...
  • Film Review: There's nothing artificial about 'Her'

    Film Review: There's nothing artificial about 'Her'
    In its simplest terms, “Her” — the new feature from director Spike Jonze — is a romance between a man and his computer. Or, to be more accurate, between a man and an artificial intelligence construct that seems to have every...
  • Five Days of 'Her': How to shoot the future

    In honor of the delicate future of Spike Jonze’s “Her,” we’ve been chatting with the team that helped him realize those not-so-far-off days. (You can read previous installments, on costumes and production design, here and here)....
  • Five days of 'Her': Editing Samantha in (and out)

    As smoothly as it plays on the screen, making “Her” was hardly an easy feat. As our interviews with the Spike Jonze film’s costume designer, production designer, cinematographer and assistant director over the past week suggest, there...
  • Predictions in top Golden Globe categories

    When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...
  • Smaller films making inroads with holiday movie audiences

    Over the holidays, most moviegoers have opted for big-budget, spectacle-heavy and family-friendly films at the box office. But while "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" and "Frozen" have been packing them in for weeks now, a few smaller, independent...
  • Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'

    Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'
    I've been a fan of the Coen Brothers' eccentric dark humor for many years. Their unique offbeat style is exemplified in noteworthy movies like "Fargo," "The Big Lebowski" and "No Country for Old Men." This time around, they target a much smaller...