The problem with such an elaborate stunt as I’m Still Here is that you run the risk of people just not really paying much that attention to The Big Reveal. If Joaquin Phoenix and Casey Affleck’s ultimate message was some kind of commentary on how we devour celebrity meltdowns … well, the danger is that it gets lost in the shuffle of actual celebrity meltdowns.
Such appears to be the case with at least one of Joaquin Phoenix’s rumored roles. He was reportedly up for the role of Clyde Tolson, the close confidant and possible lover of J. Edgar Hoover in Clint Eastwood’s biopic, Hoover.
But Reuters asked Eastwood about Phoenix’s casting, and Eastwood’s response was pretty damn funny: “”No. I don’t know where that came from . . .didn’t he become a rapper?”
In other words, Eastwood ain’t got time to keep up with your shenanigans, Phoenix! He’s 80 years old, he has movies to make, and you can just get off his lawn.
The Matrix is a cultural milestone still talked about to this day but, it’s creators, the Wachowskis’ later work Jupiter Ascending is often overlooked. Spinning separate folklore into into a sci fi fantasy yarn that dares to ask you to view the world in a different way. Like Nicolas Cage’s National Treasure this film takes … Continue reading — By Sushi-X