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Inherent Vice

'Inherent Vice' Actress Calls Her Provocative Nude Scene 'Fun'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

Katherine Waterston is a relative newcomer on the film circuit, but the actress has already made a name for herself with a performance in "Inherent V...

Movie Review: Inherent Vice -- Tripping... and Stumbling

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Inherent Vice squanders a strong start in an orgy of wheel-spinning. Perhaps Anderson is indulging himself with one of those lengthy jokes in which the punchline is that there's no punchline.

Christopher Rosen

Paul Thomas Anderson Assures You, 'Inherent Vice' Does Make Sense

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment

Even those who love Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" have discussed how they want to see it a second time. Anderson's films often have that effe...

Sasha Bronner

Even Joaquin Phoenix Won't Tell You What 'Inherent Vice' Is About

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix wouldn't go so far as to call himself a Method actor -- "I'm not a Method actor, I don't even know what Method acting is," he told The...

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These 22 Men Will Probably Win Best Supporting Actor

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing e...

Inherent Advice: An AFI Fest Essay

Tony Bartolone | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Tony Bartolone

Making a film is the art of retroactive hypnotism. And there is no greater cinema hypnotist than Paul Thomas Anderson. It's rare to see a movie simultaneously this interesting and this good; this incoherent and this profound; this frustrating and this enjoyable.

The State Of The Oscar Race So Far

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment

Now that the New York Film Festival has come to a close, Oscar prognosticators have finally seen a fresh batch of the fall's most anticipated movies. ...

Inherent Vice: Just How Important Is a Clear Plot?

Toni Cunningham | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Toni Cunningham

I haven't seen a Joaquin Phoenix film since I'm Still Here back in 2010. I was reminded of what a brilliant actor he is. Not only did he bring an innocence to a role that could have been played much darker, but he brought a physical humor to it.

Film Review: Inherent Vice. Not Groovy, Man. A Total Bummer.

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

There are films that make you want to run to the bookstore or, in reality, Amazon.com. Any Jane Austen or Dickens adaptation. Atonement. Requiem for a Dream perhaps. Then there is Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice.

Matthew Jacobs

The Eclectic Tastes Of Paul Thomas Anderson Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

Paul Thomas Anderson's latest project, "Inherent Vice," a kaleidoscopic stoner noir film inspired by the 2009 Thomas Pynchon novel, made its world pre...

Erin Whitney

We're Still Trying To Make Sense Of 'Inherent Vice'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment

Mainstream audiences may not have Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film on their fall movie radar as much as, say, David Fincher's "Gone Girl" or Christo...

Christopher Rosen

8 Things You Need To Know About 'Inherent Vice' Right Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment

"Inherent Vice" made its debut at the New York Film Festival on Saturday, the culmination of a week that included an in-depth interview director Paul ...

The First 'Inherent Vice' Trailer Is Here, And It's A Riot

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

After months of not knowing much about "Inherent Vice" beyond its cast list and what's in Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel, the movie's first trailer is he...

Everything You Need To Know About Fall's Last Great Film Fest

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

The New York Film Festival runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12, completing the great post-Labor Day festival onslaught following Venice, Telluride and Toron...

Reese's Surprise Reunion

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon has used the weeks after her arrest in Atlanta for disorderly conduct to reunite with some of the collaborators behind her biggest s...

Owen Wilson Switches Teams

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

From one Anderson to another: TheWrap reports that Owen Wilson will play a leading role in Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's "Inhe...

10 Actors Much Older Than Their Characters

Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. joked last week that Paul Thomas Anderson passed him over in favor of Joaquin Phoenix for the lead in the film adaptation of "Inhere...

'Too Old' For New Movie?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. and Paul Thomas Anderson have been friends for a while now. "I just think he's one of our great American directors," Downey said of ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Talks 'Hunger Games' Sequel

Katie Calautti | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment
Katie Calautti

There is no wrangling legendary actors Christopher Walken and Philip Seymour Hoffman when they're in a room together. Like old friends, their conversation can swing wide and cover just about anything -- from the employment rate of Screen Actors Guild members to "The Hunger Games."

Robert Downey Jr. Drops Big Project

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment

"Inherent Vice," Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name, was set to give Robert Downey Jr. his first non-franc...

HuffPost Review: Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice

Mike Miley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Miley

If you had told me one year ago that the most delightful beach read of 2009 would be written by Thomas Pynchon, I'd have stared back at you in disbelief, raised eyebrows in tow.

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Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gershon Hepner

"Inherent Vice not only reminds us how rooted Mr. Pynchon's authorial vision is in the '60s and '70s," writes Kakutani, "but it also demystifies his work, underscoring the similarities that his narratives share."