Remember that terrible time when Joaquin Phoenix was running around with a huge beard, acting like a crazy person, and making everyone uncomfortable? And the world was like: "Is this a hoax or did he just take too many drugs?" Well, ever since Snoop Dogg announced that he was changing his name to Sn ... More >>
The news that Alan Rickman will be portraying Hilly Kristal in a new CBGB biopic half excited us, then half scared us yesterday. He'll be good, but Lordy, who is going to play Debbie Harry? And The Ramones? Those are big shoes to fill... So we comforted ourselves with this -- a list of our top 10 fa ... More >>
We've yet to see Joaquin Phoenix documenting his own nervous breakdown in new movie I'm Still Here, but critics have been largely disgusted by what's on view. With that in mind, here are five other moments in music documentaries that have left us feeling queasy and depressed.5. Jim Morrison Having H ... More >>
stuffunemployedpeoplelike.comYeah, we thought it was Zach Galifianakis too. It's Joaquin Phoenix -- and be quiet or he'll eat you.You've got to salute someone who finds a way to succeed in down times. The man who invented and marketed the bindle -- he must have cleaned up during the Great Depress ... More >>
But nobody wins in James Gray's ridiculous Two Lovers.
Michael Chabon talks to Richard Price. Plus: Jeff Jarvis, Peter Singer, Tim Wise, and Tobias Wolff
The Gutter Twins (Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan) February 11, 2009 The Independent Better Than: Joaquin Phoenix' new rap career The audience: Reg'lar folks, mostly dressed in shades of the bruise palette. Two parkas, one with a fur-lined hood. Three trilbies. Smatterings of plaid. One army coat tr ... More >>
New York cop drama holds the audience hostage.
Tragedy piles up onReservation Road
War, slaughter, genocide and you feel like seeing a movie?
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale
In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing
Hotel Rwanda finds hope amid the horrors of tribal genocide
Americans will likely swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters
In the dark, brilliant Buffalo Soldiers, men of war beat boredom by attacking each other
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
Mel Gibson has a close encounter with God -- or just a mean E.T.
Philip Kaufman's Quills is a harsh, lush lecture on sensuality and censorship
The Yards borrows liberally from its predecessors, but that may not be a bad thing
Russell Crowe stars in Gladiator
Eyes Wide Shut and Stonewall