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Joaquin Phoenix’s I’m Still Here: The Reviews Are In

 

So, remember when Joaquin Phoenix freaked out, quit acting and made an @$$ of himself on Late Night with David Letterman? Well, the documentary he was filming during that time () has been picked up, distributed and released…and the critics have already had their way with it. Ready to hear what the experts have to say?

E! Online calls the film an “alleged documentary,” saying it is “either a nightmarish depiction of a mid-meltdown narcissist, or a brilliantly deadpan put-on to make the late Andy Kaufman proud and Sacha Baron Cohen jealous.” While that sounds like something of an insult, the review goes on to call the flick “frequently hilarious,” which is far from all bad.

Whatever else the film may be, E! did not seem to take it too seriously, praising actors who appear in the film that were “in on the joke,” and for pulling off the “act.”

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First Look: Teaser Trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s Strange Film


I’m not sure if it’s possible to make a film that has elements of Borat, Crazy Heart

and

Making the Band—but director may have done that here.

In this “documentary” titled , we get an inside look at the subject’s most drastic transformation since changing his name from Leaf Phoenix. But is it all for real? And do we really care what Joaquin has supposedly become?

Those unable to turn away from this train wreck can watch more if it when I’m Still Here debuts September 10.

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