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Joaquin Phoenix stares down Josh Brolin in first ‘Inherent Vice’ image

There are a million reasons to look forward to Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice: 1) It’s a new freaking PTA movie. 2) It’s based on Thomas Pynchon’s excellent Inherent Vice. Actually, reasons three to one-million are pretty much just variations on those first two points. But the cast is very appealing too, and we […]

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The 10 Most Exciting Films of 2014

By Simon Miraudo January 15, 2014 And so it begins, all over again. “But wait,” you protest, “We’re still catching up with the best of 2013!” The film industry cares not for your tardiness! 2014 has arrived, and with it, a promising fleet of brand new features. Though it’s true some of our most anticipated […]

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Owen Wilson set for P.T. Anderson’s Inherent Vice

Owen Wilson is in negotiations to join the cast of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice, The Wrap reports. PTA has already set Joaquin Phoenix to play pot-smoking P.I. Doc Sportello in the adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s acclaimed novel (which is something of a shaggy-dog crime noir set in 1970s Los Angeles). According to Anderson fan […]

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Paul Thomas Anderson readies Inherent Vice after The Master

After a five year break between films it seems Paul Thomas Anderson fans will not have such a long wait for his next masterpiece. Empire reports the writer/director of the upcoming The Master is already hard at work on an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice. Anderson describes his adaptation as a “Cheech and Chong […]

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Coen Bros. developing new TV show; Bored to Death meets Big Lebowski?

Joel and Ethan Coen – having conquered almost every genre on the big screen – are turning their eye to the world of television. According to Deadline, the Oscar-winning hermanos have created and will executive produce a new hourlong single-camera comedy alongside Cedar Rapids’ writer Phil Johnston. Titled HarveKarbo, the show concerns an “an ill-tempered LA […]

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Joaquin Phoenix in talks for P.T. Anderson’s religious drama

Joaquin Phoenix almost  torpedoed his career with a faux-flameout in the celebrity mockumentary I’m Still Here (totally worth it, in my opinion). According to Variety, he’s getting back on track in the most exciting of ways. Phoenix is in talks to star in Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Untitled Religious Drama (formerly known as The Master) as […]

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Downey Jr. to star in P.T. Anderson’s Inherent Vice?

From The Hollywood Reporter’s lips to God’s ear. The once-busy-but-now-not-so-much Robert Downey Jr. is considering starring in Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel Inherent Vice. When news broke last week that P.T. Anderson’s two upcoming projects (including Scientology satire The Master, and the Pynchon adaptation) would – weirdly – be funded by […]

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Paul Thomas Anderson is back in business with billionairess

You might remember our article from September 2010 announcing that Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming feature The Master had been put on hold. Well, some five months later, Vulture claims Mr Anderson has now got not just one, but two features on the way. Both Anderson’s Scientology drama The Master (still only a working title) and […]

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