- 2h 28min
- Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
- Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio del Toro
- UK release: 30 January 2015
It's 1970, and mutton-chopped, perma-stoned private detective Doc Sportello (Phoenix) reluctantly teams up with his po-faced LAPD nemesis Bigfoot (Brolin) on the case of a disappeared property developer. Lunatic, sun-scorched noir based on a Thomas Pynchon novel, with a joy of a script and impeccable comic timing from Phoenix.
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Inherent Vice26 Jan 2015
Paul Thomas Anderson's latest is a sun-scorched noir with the right helping of nuts
After the crisply shot mind games of The Master, Paul Thomas Anderson goes all warm and fuzzy with a film that follows a perma-stoned private detective on a fabulously befuddling quest, and apes the aesthetic of faded film stock. Like the Thomas Pynchon…
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