Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix reads a bedtime story in the first trailer for C’mon C’mon

By Charles Bramesco

He looks after his precocious young nephew in writer/director Mike Mills’ tender family drama.

Ridley Scott eyes Jodie Comer for the female lead in his Napoleon epic

By Charles Bramesco

She’s set to star as Josephine, paramour to the infamous, diminutive world-conqueror.

Ari Aster’s next film has found its lead in Joaquin Phoenix

By Charles Bramesco

He’ll play “one of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time” in Disappointment Blvd, for A24.

Joker

By David Jenkins

Todd Phillips’ supervillain origin story strains so hard for seriousness and relevance that it cracks into a million pieces.

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Joker – first look review

By David Jenkins

Todd Phillips’ wannabe edgy comic book origin story falls flat on every conceivable level.

Joker and Ford v Ferrari headline the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

By Charles Bramesco

Todd Philips, James Mangold, Taika Waititi, Rian Johnson and more are set to unveil new films this autumn.

Joaquin Phoenix puts on a happy face in the Joker trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Director Todd Phillips gives the clown prince of crime a tragic slant.

Have film audiences fallen out of love with the western?

By Christina Newland

The poor box office performance of The Sisters Brothers and films like it suggests interest in this quintessential American film genre is on the wane.

The Sisters Brothers

By Hannah Strong

Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly saddle up for director Jacques Audiard’s lighthearted western.

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

By Hannah Strong

Gus Van Sant reunites with Joaquin Phoenix for an oddball comedy-drama about disability and addiction.

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The Sisters Brothers – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly play gunslinging siblings in Jacques Audiard’s warm-hearted western adventure.

Watch the first trailer for Jacques Audiard’s western The Sisters Brothers

By Adam Woodward

Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and John C Reilly star in the French director’s Oregon oater.

What’s so fascinating about The Joker?

By James Luxford

With Leonardo DiCaprio and Joaquin Phoenix in line to play Gotham’s terroriser in chief, we explore the enduring appeal of a comic book icon.

Lynne Ramsay: ‘Being a filmmaker is like being a psychoanalyst’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The You Were Never Really director talks framing violence and working with Joaquin Phoenix and Jonny Greenwood.

Joaquin Phoenix: ‘I always look to work with people that push me’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

It’s hammer time for the famously intense leading man ahead of his starring role in You Were Never Really Here.

You Were Never Really Here

By Hannah Strong

Joaquin Phoenix and director Lynne Ramsay combine forces to deliver a sensational cinematic sucker punch.

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot – first look review

By Hannah Strong

Gus Van Sant reunites with Joaquin Phoenix for an oddball comedy-drama about disability and addiction.

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