Joaquin Phoenix on Winning the LFC

Anne Thompson posted the winners of the London Film Critics awards and Joaquin Phoenix does a funny thing there at the end: “I struggle with the idea of winning awards for acting. Stating I’m Best Actor for something as subjective as film seems strange to me. To the...
Posted On 20 Jan 2013

Beyond the Sound Bite: The Joaquin Phoenix We Didn’t See

It’s funny how a soundbite can alter perception. That is probably because we bring so much of ourselves into how we view something separate from its whole. After podcasting last night with Craig Kennedy and Ryan Adams we got into a fairly heated exchange about Phoenix and...
Posted On 21 Oct 2012

Denzel Washington Launches into the Oscar Race for Best Actor

Todd McCarthy says about Denzel Washington in Robert Zemeckis’ Flight, “Onscreen for nearly the entire running time, Washington has found one of the best parts of his career in Whip Whitaker, a middle-age pilot for a regional Southern airline who knows his stuff and...
Posted On 16 Oct 2012