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Joaquin Phoenix

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  • Errant thoughts on Oscar's best picture nominees

    Errant thoughts on Oscar's best picture nominees
    This year’s nine Academy Award nominees for best picture are exceptional films that envelope audiences with great acting, unusual story lines and distinctive cinematography. But who among us can say they have been so captivated by a great movie that...
  • Oscars 2014: A sounding board on four best picture nominees

    Oscars 2014: A sounding board on four best picture nominees
    Growing up, Christopher Navarro used to listen to himself talking on a hand-me-down Kmart cassette tape recorder, then re-record his voice until he had perfected the audio clip. Now 38, the Northern California native channels his childhood pastime in...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Her' wins for original screenplay

    In the movie equivalent of hitting a home run on a first at-bat, Spike Jonze won the Academy Award for original screenplay on Sunday for “Her,” the first feature film script he wrote on his own. Jonze’s sci-fi romantic dramedy...
  • ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ top Saturn Award noms

     
    Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” and Alfonso CuarĂ³n's Oscar-nominated “Gravity” are the top contenders at the upcoming […]...
  • Johnny Cash musical sidesteps the story in favor of the songs

    Johnny Cash musical sidesteps the story in favor of the songs
    When "Ring of Fire," the jukebox musical celebrating the songs of the late, great Johnny Cash, opened on Broadway in 2006, it felt very much in the shadow of "Walk the Line." That movie, starring Joaquin Phoenix, had been released the previous fall and...
  • Jonah Hill re-creates 'Her,' 'Superbad' and 'Titanic' on 'SNL'

    Jonah Hill re-creates 'Her,' 'Superbad' and 'Titanic' on 'SNL'
    Even though he’s been nominated twice now for Academy Awards, it’s still a little hard to stop thinking of Jonah Hill as that roly-poly comedic acolyte of Judd Apatow (specifically, as this guy.) Perhaps it’s time to admit he’s a...
  • 'The Hobbit 2' bests 'Anchorman 2' at the box office

    The highly anticipated, hotly promoted "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" fell significantly short of its box-office expectations, failing to wrest the No. 1 spot from Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," which pulled in $31.5 million....
  • Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze connect to 'Her'

    Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze connect to 'Her'
    Joaquin Phoenix refused to hug it out. On an overcast November afternoon, in a $13-million Hollywood home with a skyline view stretching from downtown L.A. to the Palos Verdes peninsula, the notoriously press-averse actor was throwing a fit of pique...
  • Stranded cinema: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' rediscover a genre

    When Tom Hanks released "Cast Away" in 2000, he was all alone in more ways than one. Playing a man stuck for years on a remote island, the Oscar winner was helping to bring back a genre, the so-called stranded film, that hadn't had a major entry in...
  • River Phoenix's final film, 'Dark Blood,' to play in Santa Monica

    River Phoenix's final film, 'Dark Blood,' to play in Santa Monica
    This Halloween marks the 20th anniversary of the death of actor River Phoenix, who succumbed to an accidental drug overdose outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993 at the age of 23. On Tuesday, two days before the anniversary, the actor's unreleased...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs

    SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs
    A little bit of vintage Hollywood was left off the list of Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday morning. Robert Redford was snubbed from the best actor list for his turn as a laconic sailor in “All Is Lost,” while “Saving Mr....