In attempting to capture the near-future in Her, director Spike Jonze headed to Pudong, a Shanghai district, to mask as the new Los Angeles, where we find Joaquin Phoenix‘s character Theodore Twombly. Tracking his relationship with an operating system, in our full review we said the project was “among the more pleasurable, immediately satisfying, and appreciably ambivalent of techno-love tales.”
We now have a batch of behind-the-scenes stills, which show off the aforementioned location, as well as some interiors. Coming from WB this December, check out the photos above and below for the film also starring Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt and Olivia Wilde. We’ve also included the 30-minute New York Film Festival press conference if you missed it, which features Jonze and much of our cast.
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
I’m not sure I’d think much about diving into the work of Les Blank if only given a plot synopsis. His films, including a plethora now available in a stunningly thorough Criterion set, take on the esoteric sides of America, from bluegrass musicians to the wonders of polka to the taste of Creole cooking. These […]
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