Tag Archives: Joaquin Phoenix

New This Week on DVD, February 5, 2019

 Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (PG) A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones  Widows (R) Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common … Continue reading

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We Own the Night (2007) Rated R

Two brothers on opposite sides of the law come together to take down Russian Mafia hitmen. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, and Danny Hoch. This film is a great character-driven thriller, as two brothers divided by the law come together to … Continue reading

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Independent Spirit Awards Nominees 2019

Best Feature Eighth Grade First Reformed If Beale Street Could Talk Leave No Trace You Were Never Really Here Best First Feature Hereditary Sorry to Bother You The Tale We the Animals Wildlife Best Female Lead Carey Mulligan for Wildlife … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, October 9, 2018

 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (PG) Count Dracula and company participate in a cruise for sea-loving monsters, unaware that their boat is being commandeered by the monster-hating Van Helsing family. Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez  Skyscraper (PG-13) A security … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, September 20, 2018

 Life Itself (R) Opens on Friday, September 21 Starring: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, July 17, 2018

 Rampage (PG-13) When three different animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, a primatologist and a geneticist team up to stop them from destroying Chicago. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman  I Feel Pretty (PG-13) A woman struggling with insecurity … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, July 12, 2018

 Skyscraper (PG-13) Opens on Friday, July 13 Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber, Noah A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.  Eighth Grade (R) Opens on Friday, July 13 Starring: Josh Hamilton, Daniel … Continue reading

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New This Week in Theaters, April 5, 2018

 Chappaquiddick (PG-13) Opens on Friday, April 6 Starring: Kate Mara, Clancy Brown, Olivia Thirlby, Ed Helms Depicting Ted Kennedy’s involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.  Lean on Pete … Continue reading

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The Master (2012) Rated R

 A veteran becomes enthralled with The Cause and its charismatic leader.  Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Price Carson, Mike Howard, Laura Dern, Rami Malek, Jesse Plemons, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman I didn’t find this film particular enjoyable. I didn’t particularly enjoy the characters. There wasn’t a single character that … Continue reading

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Irrational Man (2015) Rated R

A disillusioned philosophy professor finds the will to live when he plans to kill a judge. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Joe Stapleton, Parker Posey. This film is quintessential, comical, complex Woody Allen. Phoenix plays the professor in search of … Continue reading

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