Holy f*ck. I just saw an early screening. Joaquin Phoenix gives a tour de force performance, fearless and stunning in its emotional depth and physicality. It's impossible to talk about this without referencing Heath Ledger's Oscar-winning performance from The Dark Knight, widely considered the definitive live-action portrayal of the Joker, so let's talk about it. The fact is, everyone is going to be stunned by what Phoenix accomplishes, because it's what many thought impossible - a portrayal that matches and…
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This is how you do a made-for-TV movie.
Both familiar and innovative, it isn't afraid to repeat certain formulas while evolving as well. Sure, this movies deal with almost the exact same themes as the show, Mordecai and Rigby's dysfunctional friendship. It succeeds in spicing things up, unlike the Steven Universe movie, which is purely eighty minutes of highlights from past episodes, this does it's own thing, which is what Regular Show is all about.
The surreal humor is cranked…
I saw this film and was blown away! This story is a sharply directed and written cross between a love letter to the late 60's in Hollywood and a buddy film. The cinematography is gorgeous and all of the colors are incredible to look at. The non-linear storytelling and narration we all know Tarantino does best is at the top of his game. I absolutely loved the scenes that were Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) acting in the movies he stars in.…