The Internet Has A Lot To Say About Joaquin Phoenix's Joker

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A new camera test snippet of Phoenix as DC's most popular villain has sent the web into a frenzy.Read Full Story

5 Movies Coming to Theaters This Month You Need to See

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You know the blockbusters, so check out the smaller movies worth seeing soon.Read Full Story

Rudderless 'Inherent Vice' is Still Plenty Groovy

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Paul Thomas Anderson's stoned noir is high comedy and beautifully weird.Read Full Story

The Top 5 Movie Trailers of the Week

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(Disney/Pixar)It was a great week for new trailers and we've got the best ones here for your perusal pleasure. The debut of the first Inherent Vice trailer had Paul Thomas Anderson's legion of fans drooling, but the first teaser for Disney/Pixar's Inside Out also came out, as well as the preview for Bradley Cooper's awards-baiting war film, American Sniper. So which takes the top spot? Scroll to see.5. The Water DivinerDirected by Russell CroweStarring: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai...Read Full Story

Joaquin Phoenix Goes Hippie Noir in First Trailer for 'Inherent Vice'

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He's just a laid-back private detective who might get nominated for an Oscar.Read Full Story

'The Immigrant' - The First Great Film of 2014

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Marion Cotillard is Oscar-worthy in James Gray's gorgeous drama.Read Full Story

Zimbio Review - True Romance in 'Her' and the Genius of Spike Jonze

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(Warner Brothers)Long story short: Deeply romantic and hugely funny, Her is a love story for the modern age.Her will remind you of: Being John Malkovich, Lost in Translation, Like Crazy Review: What's most brilliant about Spike Jonze's conceit, that a human could fall in love with an operating system, isn't the idea itself. It's how damned plausible he makes it seem. He does it in layers in his new film, Her. The environment is utopian Los Angeles where everyone walks around talking to...Read Full Story

Why Intimate Human-Artificial Intelligence Relationships End Badly in Film

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(Warner Bros.) The second trailer for the much-anticipated drama Her was released on Wednesday, and, like the first, it's imbued with innocence and enough unbridled love to leave a great big teary-eyed impact. And with Arcade Fire's super sad "Supersymmetry" playing throughout the clip, how could it not?  When the Spike Jonze-directed film is released later this month you can guarantee that moviegoers will probably be bringing tissues to screenings. Why? Because the story of a lonely man...Read Full Story

Screening Room: Ryan Gosling's Crazy Tattoos, and Early Predictions for Best Actor Oscar

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From left: Channing Tatum, Ryan Gosling, Mila Kunis. (Getty Images | StudioCanal | Pacific Coast News)Trailer of the Week LincolnFinally some footage from Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the eponymous 16th president. Expectations are sky-high for this one and for Day-Lewis, whose tranformation into Abraham Lincoln looks nothing short of amazing. Day-Lewis rarely disappoints so Oscar is the word once again for the celebrated English-Irish thespian...Read Full Story

Screening Room: Stars Hit Venice Film Festival, Scarlett Johansson Might Speak at DNC

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From left: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Selena Gomez. (Photos by: Pacific Coast News | Bauer Griffin | Getty Images)Trailer of the WeekThe Iceman comethBased on the true story of a prolific mob hitman, The Iceman has emerged from production hell and debuted its first trailer this week. Originally slated to star Mickey Rourke as real life hitman Richard Kuklinski, the film eventually moved on to Michael Shannon who sports the killer's trademark handlebar mustache and goatee in glorious...Read Full Story