Brolin Hints at Plot of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice

Thanks to reader Bryce for point us to the news that Josh Brolin has let slip a few interesting tidbits from Anderson’s new film. The Film Stage got the story from Cigs & Red Vines, which got the story from The Independent. Here are a few choice quotes: “I just did a...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014

Review: The Intelligent Design of Spike Jonze’s Her

i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling) i fear no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want no world(for beautiful you are my world,my true) and it’s you are...
Posted On 13 Oct 2013

New Trailer for Spike Jonze Her, Best Actor Getting Crowded

Just when you think the Best Actor race is too crowded, another performance presents itself. Joaquin Phoenix in Spike Jonze’s Her. Screencaps after the jump.
Posted On 07 Aug 2013

Marion Cotillard in two clips from James Gray’s The Immigrant

Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir says, “it’s a magnificent drama with an immense emotional payoff, combining old-fashioned Hollywood storytelling and an auteurist, European-style sense of mystery.” James Gray’s subtle and powerful melodrama “The Immigrant,” which...
Posted On 24 May 2013

The Master Blu-ray Combo Giveaway

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master will be released on Blu-ray and DVD February 26th. Anchor Bay Home Entertainment and The Weinstein Company have offered us 2 copies to give to Awards Daily readers. All you need to do to qualify is leave a comment with a few lines about why...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

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

Joaquin Phoenix Wants no Part of Oscar but Oscar Still Wants a Part of Him

There is a long tradition of the Oscar voters voting for actors even when those actors have poo-poo’d the awards. Why? Because there probably isn’t a single person in the Kodak, either in the audience or on stage who doesn’t think the same thing.  The only...
Posted On 18 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

Joaquin Phoenix returns to David Letterman’s Late Show

Last night Joaquin Phoenix made his first return visit to The Late Show with David Letterman since his faked meltdown 18 months ago. In explaining the genesis of the idea and his bizarre immersion in the fictional documentary I’m Still Here, Phoenix went a long way in...
Posted On 23 Sep 2010