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JOKER (2019)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy, Zazie Beetz, Josh Pais, Marc Maron, Bryan Callen, Brett Cullen, Shea Whigham and Bill Camp. Directed by Todd Phillips.

Centres around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
THE SISTERS BROTHERS (2019)
Starring John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rebecca Root, Allison Tolman, Rutger Hauer, Carol Kane, Ian Reddington and Richard Brake. Directed by Jacques Audiard.

REVIEWS The Sisters Brothers - Blood runs thicker than plot

DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT (2018)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black, Mark Webber, Udo Kier, Carrie Brownstein, Beth Ditto, Kim Gordon and Rebecca Rittenhouse. Directed by Gus Van Sant.

REVIEWS Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot - A biopic void of humanity

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE (2018)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alessandro Nivola, Alex Manette, John Doman, Judith Roberts, Ryan Martin Brown, Jason Babinsky, Frank Pando and Kate Easton. Directed by Lynne Ramsay.

Joe is an enigmatic presence, whose mind flickers with snapshots of a horrific childhood and his traumatic military experiences. A hired gun for a private detective, Joe specialises in rescuing missing girls from sex traffickers, with his latest assignment quickly spiralling out of control.

REVIEWS You Were Never Really Here - Brutal yet beautiful

MARY MAGDALENE (2018)
Starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ariane Labed, Ryan Corr, Tahar Rahim, Hadas Yaron, Charles Babalola, Tsahi Halevi and Shira Haas. Directed by Garth Davis.

The story of Mary Magdalene - from the Academy Award producers of The King's Speech. Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.

REVIEWS Mary Magdalene - A tedious reframing of an important female religious icon

IRRATIONAL MAN (2015)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone and Parker Posey. Directed by Woody Allen.

A philosophy professor is in an existential crisis when a relationship with his student gives his life new purpose.

REVIEWS Irrational Man - Precisely absurd

INHERENT VICE (2015)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Jena Malone, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson and Maya Rudolph. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

In Los Angeles in 1970, drug-fueled detective Larry 'Doc' Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

REVIEWS Inherent Vice - A crime noir maze

THE IMMIGRANT (2014)
Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Domińczyk, Yelena Solovey, Jicky Schnee, Maja Wampuszyc, Ilia Volok, Angela Sarafyan and Antoni Corone. Directed by James Gray.

Ewa Cybulski and her sister sail to New York from their native Poland in search of a new start and the American dream. With nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, Ewa quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. The arrival of Orlando - a dashing stage magician who is also Bruno's cousin - restores her self-belief and hopes for a brighter future, becoming her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself.

REVIEWS The Immigrant - A handsome yet soulless machine

HER (2014)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Olivia Wilde, Rooney Mara and Chris Pratt. Directed by Spike Jonze.

Theodore Twombly is a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet “Samantha,” a bright, female voice, who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other. Her is an original love story that explores the evolving nature - and the risks - of intimacy in the modern world.

REVIEWS Her - Together in electric dreams

THE MASTER (2012)
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Jesse Plemons, Ambyr Childers, Rami Malek, Madisen Beaty, Kevin J. O'Connor and Patty McCormack. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

REVIEWS The Master - Lost souls on the road to salvation
The Master - A true American classic

MY DARLING VIVIAN
Starring Johnny Cash, Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Ginnifer Goodwin, Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins, Ryan Phillippe, Whoopi Goldberg and Peter Falk. Directed by Matt Riddlehoover.
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