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Joaquin Phoenix Picks
a Touching Name for Son
Sep 28, 2020 2:00 AM CDT
Joaquin Phoenix Picks a Touching Name for Son
He and Rooney Mara reportedly name their new baby 'River'
- Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara's baby is reportedly here, and the reclusive Hollywood couple apparently picked quite a poignant name. Phoenix "just got a baby ... a beautiful son called River," said director Victor Kossakovsky during the Zurich Film Festival, explaining why the actor wasn't there to...
One of Hollywood's
Most Private Couples
May Have Big News
May 18, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
One of Hollywood's Most Private Couples May Have Big News
Source tells Page Six that Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix are expecting their first child
- One prediction that's circulating about the coronavirus pandemic is that there will be a lot of quarantine babies made,
notes—and a famously reclusive celebrity couple may be among those new parents. A source tells Page Six that Rooney Mara, 35, and her 45-year-old fiance, Joaquin Phoenix,...
Joaquin Phoenix's Speech
Generates Quite a Buzz
Feb 10, 2020 11:54 AM CST
Joaquin Phoenix's Speech Generates Quite a Buzz
Some good buzz, some not-so-good
- Many had predicted Joaquin Phoenix was going to win the best actor Oscar. What they couldn't predict was what he would do with his 45 seconds on stage . After all, when he won at the BAFTAs he discussed systemic racism in the entertainment industry, when he won at the...
Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen
Take One for Climate Change
Jan 11, 2020 8:00 AM CST
Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen Take One for Climate Change
Stars arrested during DC climate change protest organized by Jane Fonda
- Two new stars have joined the likes of Sally Field , Sam Waterston , Rosanna Arquette , and Ted Danson, among others, in being detained by police for attending Jane Fonda's climate change protests in Washington, DC. Deadline reports Martin Sheen and
star Joaquin Phoenix were among the nearly 150 activists...
Star's Tux Promise Draws
Megyn Kelly's Sarcasm
Jan 8, 2020 5:30 PM CST
Star's Tux Promise Draws Megyn Kelly's Sarcasm
Joaquin Phoenix pledged to not change for each awards event
- PETA praised Joaquin Phoenix, actor and climate change activist, for announcing that he'll wear the same tuxedo to every Hollywood awards event this season to reduce waste. Stella McCartney, who designed his classic black tux, also was impressed. Former Fox News and NBC host Megyn Kelly was not,
a New Tourist
Oct 21, 2019 8:05 AM CDT
Has Created a New Tourist Attraction. Locals Aren't Happy
Fans are flocking to the Bronx to re-create a scene on the 'Joker stairs'
is no joke at the box office, setting a record in previews and taking in nearly $250 million in the US so far. It only makes sense, then, that the film would serve as some sort of meme generator, and thanks to one pivotal scene, people are flocking to...
at LA Screenings
Oct 7, 2019 7:21 AM CDT
Fans Get Surprise at LA Screenings
Star Joaquin Phoenix shows up at LA theaters
- A little perk of living in LA—you never who might show up at a movie screening. Deadline reports that Joaquin Phoenix surprised
fans by turning up at multiple Alamo Drafthouse locations in Los Angeles. Phoenix answered questions and posed for selfies with fans before and after showings, per...
What Critics Are
Oct 4, 2019 9:11 AM CDT
What Critics Are Saying About
Film is unoriginal, though its star impresses
- Before its Friday release date, Todd Phillips'
took home the the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. It also took a lot of flak from people who feared the origin story of a comic book antihero would glorify angry loners . With the curtain now pulled, critics are offering...
Takes on the
Oct 1, 2019 12:01 PM CDT
Joaquin Phoenix Takes on the Controversy Over
The actor talks about his embrace of the dark side
- Joaquin Phoenix has never been shy about going to the dark side. But with critics saying the actor's new movie,
, glorifies angry loners—the kind who shoot up movie theaters—he talks to Joe Hagan for
about playing the role and coping with other dark stuff...
Its First Major
Sep 7, 2019 5:00 PM CDT
Just Won Its First Major Award
Film starring Joaquin Phoenix is top winner at Venice Film Festival
- Todd Phillips' dark comic book film
won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season. Jury president Lucretia Martel announced the winners of the prestigious award during a ceremony...
Apr 3, 2019 9:50 AM CDT
Looks 'Dark and Twisted'
'Absolutely not like any comic book movie that has come before'
- The long-awaited trailer for
, starring Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, was posted Wednesday morning, with an advance sneak peek Tuesday at CinemaCon—and per reaction rounded up by
, the film looks to be "absolutely not like any 'comic book' movie that has come before,...
Dec 12, 2014 11:22 AM CST
Critics take on Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of novel
- How many stars can you pack in a movie? When it comes to
, based on a 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon, a lot. Alongside Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Martin Short, and Josh Brolin, Joaquin Phoenix stars as a stoner helping out his ex-girlfriend in 1970s California. Here's...
Sep 20, 2014 8:30 AM CDT
7 Celebs Who Changed Their Names
Demetria Guynes? Who's that?
- Sometimes you're born with a name that seems destined for bright lights ... and sometimes you're just not. ETOnline rounds up celebrities who changed their birth names:
Born Joaquin Rafael Bottom, his parents changed the family's last name after leaving the "Children of God" religion
Jan 10, 2014 11:28 AM CST
Critics in Love With
Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson star in Spike Jonze film
- Critics are applauding Spike Jonze's
, a boy-meets-OS story starring Joaquin Phoenix as a man who falls in love with his thinking, feeling computer, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. Highlights from the reviews:
"With his extraordinary new film
, Spike Jonze has made a heartrending romance that will ring
10 Celebs Gone Vegan
Dec 21, 2013 8:12 AM CST
10 Celebs Gone Vegan
Bey, Jay are hardly trendsetters
- Jay Z and Beyonce are currently eating vegan (although Beyonce's certainly not letting that affect the way she dresses ), but they're not exactly trendsetters. The Huffington Post rounds up 15 more celebs who eschew all animal products. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out...
4 Celebs With Cults
in Their Pasts
Nov 9, 2013 9:00 AM CST
4 Celebs With Cults in Their Pasts
Michelle Pfeiffer isn't the only one
- Michelle Pfeiffer recently revealed she was in a cult before she became famous—and she's not the only celebrity with a cult or commune in her past. The Stir rounds up five more. A sampling:
and his family (including brother
) were involved with the well-known Children
Apr 20, 2013 8:28 PM CDT
27 Celebs' Real Names
Does Vincent Damon Furnier sound like a rocker's name?
- Alice Cooper wasn't actually born with his female-sounding name; his parents dubbed him Vincent Damon Furnier. Radar lists the real names of 26 more stars:
: Carlos Ray
: Gordon Sumner
: Issur Danielovitch
: Alicia Christian Foster
: Terry Jean Bollette
12 Celebrity Bromances
Dec 8, 2012 11:22 AM CST
12 Celebrity Bromances
Matt Damon and ... wait for it ... John Krasinski
- Everyone knows about Ben Affleck's "bromance" with Matt Damon, but did you know
star John Krasinski is also good buddies with Damon? The two first met while Damon was filming
The Adjustment Bureau
with Krasinski's wife, Emily Blunt, and then they co-wrote, co-produced, and co-starred...
Is a Masterpiece
Sep 14, 2012 9:40 AM CDT
Is a Masterpiece
Philip Seymour Hoffman brilliant in Paul Thomas Anderson film
- Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film stars a stunning Philip Seymour Hoffman as a 1950s cult leader who offers followers therapy to cure their demons; the film focuses on his intense relationship with a shellshocked disciple, played by an equally impressive Joaquin Phoenix. Critics are raving:
AO Scott calls
Feb 5, 2012 10:42 AM CST
7 Weird Celebrity Body Parts
Joaquin Phoenix has a cleft lip to thank for his unique smile
- Celebrities may look flawless, but the Huffington Post reveals that some of them were born with certain, shall we say, quirks:
: The actor was born with polydactyly; in his case, an extra digit on each of his hands. The fingers were removed surgically.
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