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Joaquin Phoenix on Winning the LFC

Joaquin Phoenix on Winning the LFC

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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 uninitiated it implies I’m solely responsible for the creation and implementation of the character. I am not. I suppose that’s why we…

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

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

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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 that now infamous (in our little tiny postage stamp size world) quote in Interview magazine about the Oscars. They took the opposing view of…

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Denzel Washington Launches into the Oscar Race for Best Actor

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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 can still get away with behaving half his age. In the film’s raw opening scene, he’s lying in bed in Orlando at 7 a.m. after an…