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    Joaquin Phoenix Backtracks On His Damaging Oscar Comments, Says He Owes Career To His Nomination

    For every year-end darling labeled by audiences and critics as an Oscar contender, there likewise exists an awards season campaign fully brought to its knees by an actor's derisive remarks. No matter the veracity of their statements, it's long been established that any unfavorable opinion no...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson, American Cinematheque's Young Master, on Acting, Film vs. Digital, 'Die Hard' & More

    Paul Thomas Anderson - the American Cinematheque's Young Master who is enjoying a retrospective at their Aero Theater on November 10, 11 and 13 -- recently spoke with MovieHole about his "Boogie Nights" characters, the film vs. digital divide, writing "The Master," working with actors and "glazing ...

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    Biting The Hand That Feeds? 10 Actors Who Dissed The Oscars Before Joaquin Phoenix

    Yesterday, "The Master" star Joaquin Phoenix raised some eyebrows when a choice quote from his conversation with Elvis Mitchell in Interview Magazine, in which he slammed the awards process, made the rounds: "I'm just saying that I think it's bullshit. I think it's total, utter bullshit, and I don't...

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    Joaquin Phoenix Calling "Bullshit" on Awards Season Might Hurt His Oscar Chances -- But It Shouldn't

    In an interview, Phoenix bashes the entire spectacle of awards season. He still deserves the Oscar.

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    Joaquin Phoenix Says Goodbye To Oscar Chances, Calls Awards "Total Utter Bullshit"

    Nearly everyone who has seen Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" agrees that the performances by it's two leads, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix, and co-star Amy Adams, are Oscar-caliber turns. Given rich, complex characters to dive into, in a world unlike anything we...

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    Oscar Talk: 'Life of Pi,' Best Actor Race

    Oscar chances for Ang Lee's 3-D New York Film Festival opener "Life of Pi" was the main Oscar Talk discussion this week for Kris Tapley and me. We also dissected the Best Actor race, where it is now and who could enter the contenders list. Here's my "Life of Pi" review, ...

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    'The Master' Review: Egotists and the Cultists Who Love Them

    With its expansive 70 mm images, The Master almost pounces on you as it announces its epic scope and ambition – even though the impressive vistas of the sea don’t have anything to do with the heart of the film. In its intelligent, chilly essence, Paul Thomas Anderson’s film is...

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    Oscar Talk: Toronto and Telluride Update, from 'The Master' and 'Cloud Atlas' to 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    Kris Tapley and I go over the Oscar race post-Toronto and Telluride, from Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" and Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder" to the fate of "Anna Karenina" and "Cloud Atlas." Neither of us liked "Hyde Park on Hudson" ve...

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    Joaquin Phoenix Thought 'The Master' Was A Comedy; Plus A Few New Photos As The Film Hits Theaters

    "I’ve seen a rough version, with no score. I thought it was a comedy. I did! I laughed the entire time I was watching it," Joaquin Phoenix recently told Time Magazine of Paul Thomas Anderson's beautiful, but narratively challenging "The Master." "I was si...

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