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The first trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice” has been released, giving us our first real look at newcomer Katherine Waterston, who is playing the female lead role opposite Joaquin Phoenix. The film, set in 1970s Los Angeles, follows Larry “Doc” Sportello (Phoenix), a drug-addicted detective. When his ex-girlfriend Shasta (Waterson) approaches him with a case involving her new boyfriend, billionaire Mickey Wolfmann (Eric Roberts), Sportello quickly gets dragged down a rabbit hole of increasingly surreal situations and realizes he’s bitten off much more than he can chew. AndersonRead More
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She’s been one of our Faces to Watch for almost a year and now we finally have our first glimpse of Katherine Waterston in what will likely be a major breakout role – the female lead in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice.” Waterston plays Shasta Fay Hepworth, ex-girlfriend to Joaquin Phoenix’s drug-fueled 1970s private investigator, whose disappearance kicks off a series of absurd and surreal encounters with a wide array of colorful characters, played by the likes of Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone, Martin Short and OwenRead More
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The Cannes Film Festival is arguably the most high profile festival in the world, and is certainly one of our favorite times of the year. We are just a day away from finding out the official selection of the 2014 festival, but before Thierry Frémaux makes his picks known, we gathered a list of the films we hope will be announced to be part of the May 14 – 25 festivities. There’s some sure things, some maybes and some not a chance in hells in here, but hey, it isRead More
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Werner Herzog is taking on school violence in his next film, and The Wrap reports “God Vernon Little” is looking to cast Russell Brand, newcomer Austin Abrams and “Pretty Little Liars” star Sasha Pieterse. Based on DBC Pierre’s Booker Prize winning novel, “God Vernon Little” examines how a small community is shaken up after a shocking act of violence during which Jesus Navarro, a bullied loner high school student, shoots down six classmates before killing himself. Abrams will take the titular role of Vernon Little, who witnesses the event andRead More
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We’ve said goodbye to another year and counted down our favorite movies of 2013, now it’s time to look forward to the year in front of us. 2014 proves to be another big year filled with big blockbusters, anticipated returns for beloved directors, new voices and faces to keep an eye on and probably more than a few surprises along the way. To get you started, here is a list of 30 films, in chronological order, to look forward to. Ommitted from this list are films that haven’t begun filmingRead More
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“Pretty Little Liars”‘ mysterious and manipulative Alison is traveling to drug-fueled 1970s Los Angeles for Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of “Inherent Vice.” We have learned that ABC Family series star Sasha Pieterse is in final negotiations for the Joaquin Phoenix-led film, and is joining an all-star cast that also includes Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Josh Brolin, Martin Short and fellow newcomer Katherine Waterston. Phoenix plays Larry “Doc” Sportello, a pothead/private investigator who’s paid a visit by his ex-girlfriend Shasta (Waterston) with concerns that there may be a plot to harmRead More
Amidst an all-star cast, a relatively unknown young actress has landed the female lead role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s “Inherent Vice.” Deadline reports Katherine Waterston has landed the role of Shasta Fay Hepworth in the Joaquin Phoenix-led film, which also boasts a cast that includes Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone, Martin Short and Owen Wilson. Phoenix plays Larry “Doc” Sportello, a pothead/private investigator in 1970s Los Angeles, who’s paid a visit by his ex-girlfriend Shasta with concerns that there may be a plotRead More
“The Hunger Games” star Jena Malone has joined the already large and still very much growing cast of Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon novel “Inherent Vice”, according to The Wrap. Joaquin Phoenix stars, with Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Benicio Del Toro and Martin Short in supporting roles. Phoenix plays Larry “Doc” Sportello, a pothead/private investigator in 1970s Los Angeles, who’s paid a visit by his ex-girlfriend (Witherspoon) with concerns that there may be a plot to harm her new boyfriend, a rich businessman. Soon enough both of themRead More