Joaquin Phoenix

All the snubs, surprises and Oscar-firsts that this year’s nominees present

Fun facts you need to know about the 2013 Academy Award contenders

When movies aren’t easy: ‘The Master,’ ‘Laurence Anyways,’ ‘Rebelle’

Paul Thomas Anderson’s opus is powered by the white-hot combustion of two actors at the top of their game

TIFF 2012: Fishing for masterpieces

As we take stock, ‘The Master’ looms large, along with some groundbreaking docs


Rachel McAdams, Robert Redford and TIFF’s Flying Circus

Recovered memories from a lost weekend at the festival

Men with beards: Joaquin Phoenix, Vincent Gallo and ‘Armadillo’

In a world of verite fakery, ‘Armadillo’ is a ground-breaking combat documentary


Joaquin Phoenix’s Reverse Catch-22

When I read about Joaquin Phoenix’s “performance” in I’m Still Here, the first thing that came to mind was that this is like a real-life Catch-22.

Joaquin and the Black Swan—two TIFF tales of showbiz meltdown

Whether faked or real, the Phoenix doc is a harrowing snuff film of career suicide


Phoenix and Letterman in cahoots?

Everything about the famous actor’s bizarre performance last week points to a hoax


Jian Ghomeshi, host laureate of Oscar punditry

You gotta love a morning radio man who’s typing after midnight, and rhyming “pristine” with “Joaquin”


Joaquin Phoenix, Performance Artist?

Phoenix’s appearance on David Letterman last night is already a classic what-the-hell-was-that moment