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The actor playing Jesus Christ in new film Mary Magdalene, would prefer not to talk to journalists – but ask him the right questions and he has some wisdom to impart. Read More here

March 11, 2018   Jules   'You Were Never Really Here' Be first to comment

A pared-to-the-bone thriller, You Were Never Really Here sees We Need to Talk About Kevin director Lynne Ramsay team up with Joaquín Phoenix. Phoenix’s Joe is a former soldier who now works rescuing children from the sex trade and exacting revenge on their abusers. From the first time we see him there’s the sense of a man teetering on the edge of the abyss, as if every day could be his last. There’s no question of his clinical brilliance at his job – but can he save himself when his latest case spirals out of control? Read More here

March 10, 2018   Jules   Press / Interview Be first to comment

The actor is back with another no-holds-barred performance in his new movie, You Were Never Really Here. He talks about his unorthodox childhood, playing Jesus – and the toll Hollywood’s ‘rampant’ abuse culture takes on everybody. Read More here

March 10, 2018   Jules   Press / Interview Be first to comment

Eight years after a misfiring hoax derailed his career, Joaquin Phoenix is on blistering form as a killer – and the Son of God. Read More here

March 3, 2018   Jules   Gallery Additions Be first to comment

Screencaps added to the Gallery of the following. Icons added to the Media section.

* Inventing the Abbotts

Ramsay says she cut enough footage from her crime thriller to make three additional features. Read More here

In his first film since The Sea of Trees (2015), director Gus Van Sant returns to the big screen with what is essentially a superior example of that all-American staple, the group therapy movie. Read More here

February 22, 2018   Jules   Film Festival Be first to comment

BERLIN — Joaquin Phoenix came to the Berlin Film Festival with a biopic of the late, disabled cartoonist John Callahan in Gus Van Sant’s “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.” His performance, in a role Robin Williams once hoped to play, has been hailed. Yet it couldn’t compare to the live “performance” a troubled Phoenix gave at yesterday’s press conference. Read More here

February 22, 2018   Jules   Press / Article Be first to comment

When it comes to cult films, some movies get traction right out of the gate, garnering awards, accolades, and excellent box office returns. Yet some great films go under the radar. Here are 7 intriguing cult adult films that you may have missed, yet these are works that will reward the inquisitive viewer. What is an adult film? Often it references sexuality laid bare before our avid gaze. Sometimes it speaks to sophisticated subject matter or a whiff of existential dilemma. Did we mention sexy? Dim the lights, set the stage, and enjoy! For more ideas on the topic of adult films, consider these suggestions by IMDB.

Quills (2000)
Quills, directed by Philip Kaufman, is the fictional account of the final years of the Marquis de Sade. Purists may argue that this period piece is not historically accurate, but this is a conceptionally rich work of cinema craft. Quills takes on the final period of de Sade’s imprisonment in an insane asylum. History lesson: the Marquis de Sade is the inspiration for sadist. Quills garnered acclaim for Geoffrey Rush’s Marquis, plus demanding and extracting powerful performances from Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine, and Kate Winslet in a work that is breathtaking, perceptive, sensual, and psychologically inquisitive.

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Heading to Berlin with his Amazon-financed Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, Gus Van Sant tells Screen why he still prefers to see films in a theatre. Read More here