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We’re Still Alive Trailer: The Sisters Brothers!

The Sisters Brothers – Eli Sisters (John C. Reilly) and Charlie Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix) – Photo by Magali Bragard /Courtesy of Annapurna Pictures

Jacques Audiard’s adaptation of the highly idiosyncratic Patrick DeWitt novel The Sisters Brothers has fared well on the festival circuit while garnering some pretty impressive reviews (quoted in the new trailer).

The Sisters Brothers is now in select theaters.

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We’re Good at What We Do Trailer: The Sisters Brothers!

The Sisters Brothers – Charlie Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix) and Eli Sisters (John C. Reilly) – Photo by Magali Bragard /Courtesy of Annapurna Pictures.

Based on Patrick Dewitt’s acclaimed novel of the same name, follows two brothers – Eli and Charlie Sisters – who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.

Like Charles Portis’ True Grit, The Sisters Brothers is a uniquely wonderful tale. The trailer for the film adaptation hints at just how delightful the movie might be.

The Sisters Brothers is coming soon to a theater near you.

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Philosophical Trailer: Irrational Man!

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In Woody Allen’s new film, Irrational Man, Joaquin Phoenix stars as a philosophy professor who seems overwhelmed by something even deeper than despair. Even a perky student played by Emma Stone can’t seem to lift his spirits.

Then, suddenly, he springs to life – amazing everyone, though no one more than himself – as can be seen in the first trailer for Irrational Man, following the jump. Irrational Man will be in theaters on July 24th. Continue reading Philosophical Trailer: Irrational Man!

Inherent Vice: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Psychedelic Mystery Tour!

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Inherent Vice is a twisty mystery that fuses old school PI movies with the psychedelia of the late sixties and early seventies. The point of fusion is the lead character, Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, a private eye who always – at a minimum – half baked (and usually full on stoned) but somehow manages to be more on the ball than anyone else.

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Twistedly Romantic Trailer: Her!

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Trust Spike Jonze to find a way to bring a breath of fresh air to the romantic drama – a man falls in love with an artificial intelligence, think Siri MK XXV, named Samantha. It helps that the guy is played by Joaquin Phoenic and Samantha’s voice is provided by Scarlet Johannson – and that Jonze is not afraid to be a bit different (he did do Being John Malkovich, after all).

Check out the trailer after the jump.

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I’m Still Here Loses Out Once You Know It’s A Hoax! Thank You, Casey Affleck!

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I was looking forward to the advance screening of I’m Still Here – allegedly a documentary about Joaquin Phoenix’s efforts to become a rapper – because of the ambiguity. No one seemed to be sure whether it was a real doc, or performance art. Once Affleck spilled the beans on The Late Show with David Letterman, that ambiguity was gone – and the actual film doesn’t hold up without it.

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