Sunday September 27, 2020

Zero to antihero

1st February, 2015
Joaquin Phoenix in Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice, Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Nationwide, cert 16, Rating: ****

Paul Thomas Anderson traces the lazy curls of smoke that saw the Californian hippy dream of the 1960s dissipate in the hard, grey air of the 1970s with Inherent Vice. Adapted by the director from Thomas Pynchon’s sprawling comic novel, it is the first film taken from his work.

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