Earthlings: documentary about humanity’s use of animals

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By Captain SikBitz in New Film on Saturday 5 November 2011

Earthlings is a 2005 movie about humanity’s use of animals as pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and for scientific research. The film is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, features music by Moby and is directed by Shaun Monson and co-produced by Maggie Q. Watch this regardless of your opinions on meat eating. It will open your eyes […]

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Interview with Catfish director Ariel Schulman

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By Xavier Toby in New Film on Tuesday 8 February 2011

Catfish director Ariel Schulman discusses the making of this documentary, and the allegations that it’s all as fake as the Joaquin Phoenix mockumentary, I’m Still Here. Based around a relationship that his brother Nev starts on Facebook, Catfish features an array of intense twists and turns.

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I’m Still Here: Joaquin Phoenix hip hop hooray

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By Lamia Larkin in New Film on Friday 10 September 2010

I’m Still Here is the documentary about Joaquin Phoenix and his retirement from film and his transition to hip hop music. Sporting a new Matisyahu look, Joaquin Phoenix is captured at his best and worst by director by Casey Affleck, who follows Phoenix as he travels around performing.

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We Own The Night

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By Xavier Toby in New Film on Tuesday 11 March 2008

Films involving characters faced with an impossible choice never make easy viewing, an example being the Nick Cave Australian gem, The Proposition. A nightclub manager, played with understated power by Joaquin Phoenix, is the victim here, and you actually feel truly uncomfortable as his predicament unfolds. Set in the 1980s, We Own The Night shows a real nostalgia for that period — particularly in the costumes.

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