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First poster and trailer for Inherent Vice

7 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve seen a few images from the film over the past few weeks, but now we have the first poster and trailer for Inherent Vice, the latest highly-anticipated offering from writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood), and you can check them out right here…

Inherent Vice is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel. When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a looney bin…well, easy for her to say. It’s the tail end of the psychedelic `60s and paranoia is running the day and Doc knows that “love” is another of »

- Gary Collinson

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First trailer lands for Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice

7 hours ago | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon and Josh Brolin star in Paul Thomas Anderson's new movie, Inherent Vice. Here's the trailer and poster...

Comfortably one of the most eagerly awaited movies of 2015 is the latest from writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson, Inherent Vice. A man already with the likes of Magnolia, There Will Be Blood and The Master to his name, Anderson's latest features Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro and Jena Malone amongst its impressive cast.

And now? It has a synopsis, a poster, and a trailer. In order then, here's the official synopsis...

"When private eye Doc Sportello’s (Joaquin Phoenix) ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin… »

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Trailer for Pt Anderson's Inherent Vice, with Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Brolin

9 hours ago | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the trailer for the upcoming "Inherent Vice" film, which is directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Magnolia, There Will Be Blood, Boogie Nights) and stars Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Brolin. Check out the trailer below. Plot: In Los Angeles in 1970, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello (Phoenix) investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend. The new movie co-stars Benicio Del Toro, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Eric Roberts, Jena Malone, Martin Short and Maya Rudolph. It's set to hit select theaters on December 12th. Trailer: »

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Warners Unveils "Inherent Vice" Poster, Trailer

9 hours ago | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Warner Brothers Pictures has just unveiled both the official poster artwork and the trailer for "There Will Be Blood" and "Boogie Nights" director Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel "Inherent Vice".

Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Own Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio del Toro, Jena Malone Maya Rudolph and Martin Short star in the film which is scheduled to hit cinemas on December 12th. An HD Quicktime version of the trailer is up at Apple Trailers. Check out the poster below:


- Garth Franklin

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’ Gets a Trailer & Poster

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2013 received a nice slice of 1970s nostalgia with David O’Russell’s crime drama/comedy American Hustle, and now 2014 is getting its own serving from There Will be Blood writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson in the form of Inherent Vice, an adaptation of the novel by Thomas Pynchon. Starring Joaquin Phoenix as Larry “Doc” Sportello, a private investigator with killer sideburns, Inherent Vice is set in Los Angeles in 1970 and stars a broad range of interesting actors in a story that promises to be full of twists, turns and nefarious schemes.

Also starring Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson and Maya Rudolph among its cast of improbably-named characters (whose monikers include Bigfoot Bjornsen, Japonica Fenway and Hope Harlingen), Inherent Vice would make for a perfect double-billing with Dan Gilroy’s upcoming modern day L.A. crime comedy/thriller Nightcrawler. Based ...

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Must Watch First Trailer For Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’!

13 hours ago | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Inherent Vice finally has a trailer! Paul Thomas Anderson is back with his latest film, an adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel starring Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Jena Malone, Katherine Waterston, Eric Roberts, Joanna Newsom and Benicio del Toro. PTA is easily one of the greatest filmmakers working today, so any new film from the director is truly an event for film buffs. The trailer for Inherent Vice looks surprisingly funny and lively, making it seem more in line with Boogie Nights than There Will Be Blood or The Master, which is an unexpected but welcome surprise. The film cannot come soon enough as it will be released in the Us on December 12th before going wider in January 2015.


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Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Trailer Arrives

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Just in time for Christmas and awards season contention, Warner Bros. Pictures has released the wild first trailer for Inherent Vice.

The movie is the seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and the first ever film adaption of a Thomas Pynchon novel.

The film stars Oscar nominees Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin and Owen Wilson; Katherine Waterston; Oscar winners Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro; Martin Short; Jena Malone and musician Joanna Newsom.

When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin…well, easy for her to say.

It’s the tail end of the psychedelic `60s and paranoia is running the day and Doc knows that »

- Michelle McCue

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Rejoice! Finally, the Trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Is Here

13 hours ago | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Let's get right to the good stuff, people: The trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's next film, Inherent Vice, has finally dropped. Joaquin Phoenix stars as the gummed-up gumshoe at the center of this adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's psychedelic detective story, and there's a vast array of actors circling him in fab late-'60s garb, including Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, and Owen Wilson. This looks to be the loosest, funniest film Anderson has made in quite some time (after the dramatic double-deckers of There Will Be Blood and The Master), and the director himself has cited the joke-filled spoofs of the Zucker brothers as inspiration. How does that comic sensibility mesh with Anderson's? By the time you've watched ten seconds of Josh Brolin barking in a foreign language, you'll know. Enjoy! »

- Kyle Buchanan

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Watch: Joaquin Phoenix Gets His Stoner Detective Groove On In Trailer For Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’

13 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The name of the game seemed to be chaos. That’s how Owen Wilson and Josh Brolin have both described the process of “Inherent Vice.” It’s not something you expect to hear from filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. But his style has radically evolved. Gone are the indebted Scorsese and Altman traits of “Boogie Nights” and “Magnolia” and instead a much looser, experimental approach to filmmaking has been found. And ever since “There Will Be Blood,” it’s seen the director take his work to a whole new level that’s eschewed most obvious influences. “The Master” disavowed narrative even more going for a dreamy mood and askewed tone, but PTA’s latest, an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s “Inherent Vice,” is detective stoner comedy with psychedelic overtones. “It has this 'Big Lebowski' element to one side of it, but the emotional undertone, the desperation, the paranoia, and the yearning in the film… »

- Edward Davis

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Inherent Vice Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Leads Paul Thomas Anderson’s Psychedelic Detective Romp

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Warner Bros. has released the highly anticipated first Inherent Vice trailer for filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel, and it is glorious.  The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as private detective Larry “Doc Sportello” who is enlisted to help a former lover thwart a potential kidnapping involving her current billionaire boyfriend.  While PTA has trended a bit darker with his past few films, Inherent Vice looks to be a delightfully goofy romp that's closer in tone to Boogie Nights than There Will Be Blood.  I found myself laughing multiple times during this trailer, and Joaquin Phoenix looks to be absolutely perfect casting as the pothead protagonist.  Moreover, the supporting cast appears to be phenomenal as well, with Josh Brolin getting a particularly hilarious standout moment here.  Anderson cuts his own trailers so this is likely a very accurate snapshot of the film's vibe as a whole, »

- Adam Chitwood

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Oscar Season Preview

17 hours ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Now that summer movie season is over, it’s Oscar season. During winter and fall many Oscar-hopeful movies are released. This is our overview of what you can expect leading up to the 2015 Oscars. 

For fans of film, fall and winter are the best times of the year. This is when, typically, some of the most well-received films are released. Unofficially, we call it Oscar Season, and there’s good reason that the year’s best films are saved for last. Any film released before the end of the year is eligible for Oscar nomination. Therefore, if you release your film towards the end of the year, it will be fresher in audience and critic minds when awards time rolls around in early March/late February (February 22nd, 2015 to be exact).

In preparation for the fall and winter movie season, we’ve put together this preview of films that have been getting lots of attention. »

- (G.S. Perno)

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Paul Thomas Anderson talks the Zucker Bros-inspired lunacy of 'Inherent Vice'

27 September 2014 8:46 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When listing influences for "Inherent Vice," an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 2009 detective novel, Paul Thomas Anderson drops genre staples that don't come as much of a surprise: "The Long Goodbye," "Kiss Me Deadly," "The Big Sleep" — on-screen mystery fiction done right. But his tonal reference points turn any conjured vision of the movie on its head. “‘Police Squad!’ and ‘Top Secret!’ are what I clued into,” Anderson told the New York Times in a recent profile. “We tried hard to imitate or rip off the Zucker brothers’ style of gags so the film can feel like the book feels: just packed with stuff. And fun.” Is mutton-chopped Joaquin Phoenix the heir to Leslie Nielsen's throne? The idea sounds sublime, even as it dampens the "Inherent Vice" awards potential. The Academy isn't the silliest bunch. Set along a fictional California beach town in the 1970s, "Inherent Vice" follows Doc »

- Matt Patches

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New image from Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice

27 September 2014 1:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its premiere at the New York Film Festival, the New York Times has debuted a new image from acclaimed filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson’s (There Will Be Blood) latest offering Inherent Vice, featuring Joaquin Phoenix (The Master) and Benicio Del Toro (Guardians of the Galaxy). Take a look…

Set in the 1970s, Inherent Vice follows Phoenix’s private eye Doc Sportello as he investigates a disappearance, which leads him to uncover a much larger conspiracy. Also featuring in the cast are Josh Brolin (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Owen Wilson (The Internship), Katherine Waterston (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby), Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line), Jena Malone (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Martin Short (Damages), Jeannie Berlin (The Heartbreak Kid), Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live) and Michael K. Williams (Boardwalk Empire).

Inherent Vice is set to premiere at the New York Film »

- Gary Collinson

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New Inherent Vice Images Goes Online; Paul Thomas Anderson Talks about the Film and Reveals the Ending Differs from the Book

26 September 2014 7:53 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice will soon be making its world premiere at the New York Film Festival, and while we wait for the buzz to surface (or die, depending on the reaction), a new image has been released online.  Based on the book by Thomas Pynchon, the story takes place in 1969 Los Angeles, and centers on a pothead/private detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), who is helping a former lover with an intriguing case that involves infidelity, mental institutions, and policemen called “Bigfoot.”  However, don't go in expecting a direct adaptation of Pynchon's novel.  According to the New York Times, Anderson wrote an "outrageous new ending for the film that deviates significantly from the novel," although Phoenix notes that Pynchon was an active participant in the process (the reclusive author may even have a cameo). Hit the jump to check out the new Inherent Vice image and »

- Matt Goldberg

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Top Chef Winner Ilan Hall Gets Down and Dirty on Knife Fight

23 September 2014 4:15 AM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

There will be blood — and it's likely to end up in a recipe. Top Chef Season 2 winner Ilan Hall is the host and judge of Esquire Network's Knife Fight (Tuesdays, 10/9c), a food competition show on steroids where renowned chef s must out-cook one another using an array of mystery ingredients, ranging from the quirky (sea cucumbers, nasturtiums) to the epic (one-quarter cow) to the downright disturbing (cold pig's blood). Welcome to...

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- Michael Logan

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Beauty vs Beast: There Will Be Beasts

22 September 2014 11:16 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Ja from Mnpp here welcoming you to another week's "Beauty vs Beast" showdown - this time around we're going good and bad and ugly and everything in between, heading out West to the oil fields of California at the turn of the previous century.

Over the weekend Paul Thomas Anderson's 2007 film There Will Be Blood screened at the immense and ornate United Palace Theater here in New York with Jonny Greenwood's masterful (and criminally Oscar-ignored) score performed live by an orchestra, including Mr. Greenwood himself. I was there and it was, to put it mildly, as if somebody liquified all of Heaven itself into drug-form and shot it full-blast into my veins. That is to say -- I enjoyed it. So to keep my happy buzz thrumming just a little longer, let's head back to The Church of the Third Revelation and see where our loyalties lie - »

- JA

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Heroes and Villains: 'Love & Mercy''s Paul Dano on Playing Brian Wilson

13 September 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The guy in the short-sleeved, striped button-down shirt certainly looks happy enough, playing the bass alongside his brothers and relatives, watching the kids dance to his band's hits about girls and cars and surfing. But something is clearly troubling the Beach Boys' singer-songwriter and resident musical genius Brian Wilson, and in the film Love & Mercy, the epiphany that will give birth to both creative heights and a descent into dark times is communicated in a few facial expressions. There's the silent look of dread on Wilson's face, as hears »

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Final Wave of Programming Announced for Fantastic Fest, Includes The Town That Dreaded Sundown & Horns

11 September 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

In The Town That Dreaded Sundown, a copycat of the Phantom Killer who struck 66 years ago reignites the Moonlight Murders in a small Texas town. And in Horns, a man suspected of killing his girlfriend wakes up to find horns jutting from his forehead, thus bringing a little hell on Earth. These two films are among those joining the 10th anniversary celebration of Austin’s Fantastic Fest.

The Hive, It Follows, Everly, and Open Windows are also included in the recently announced final wave of programming for Fantastic Fest, which takes place September 18th-25th in Austin, Texas. We have the official press release with full details:

Austin, TX – Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - “Fantastic Fest celebrates its 10th Anniversary with its biggest year yet with 80 exciting films including 22 World Premieres, 43 North American & Us Premiere screenings and 38 short films. The final wave includes Horns, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, The Hive, It Follows, »

- Derek Anderson

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Oscars: Dust Settles On The Fall Festivals With No Clear Best Picture Front-Runner (Yet)

10 September 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

In just a few days, the first barrage of the fall film festival season will be done. Toronto has a couple of days left, but basically everything has screened for press already, and a fair chunk of the corps are returning home, or heading to Fantastic Fest for karaoke and tacos (short of a "There Will Be Blood"-style surprise, don't expect too many awards contenders out of there). That means that the awards season has fallen into focus, with a number of the season's major contenders already out there. Compared to some years gone by, it feels like a relatively thin year in terms of true awards heavyweights. In the last ten years, only twice had we not seen the eventual Best Picture winner at one of the fall festivals by now—"Million Dollar Baby" in 2004, and "The Departed" in 2006. But this year, no obvious front-runner has really emerged. »

- Oliver Lyttelton

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Web-crawler: Daredevil Graphic Content, Danny McBride As Lobo And More

10 September 2014 9:59 AM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

THR has a few quotes from Sony Entertainment CEO Michael  Lynton on the 2014 summer box office's down year and whether an over-crowded superhero movie schedule was to blame.  "What we need to do is, beyond superhero movies, be creating other forms of entertainment.  That is tricky, because it involves more risk." said Lynton.  Low revenue numbers aside, overall, does Lynton think the comic book movie genre has become over crowded?  "Obviously, it's a concern.  The superhero movies of today are the westerns" of the past. Not all are the same, so there should be room for enough superhero films though."   Daredevil Netflix executive producer, Steven DeKnight sums up just how "adult" the series will be in terms of graphic content. Less than Spartacus, more than Shield. Rt @TimLydon0: What are you allowed to show on @Daredevil in terms of violence, swearing, etc? — Steven DeKnight (@stevendeknight) September 10, 2014 There will be blood. »

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