Chances are you might have heard about Joaquin Phoenix's high-profile retirement from acting in 2008. The two-time Academy nominee quit the profession to embark upon a career as a hip-hop artist. To aid his cause he began behaving like a lunatic and grafted sunglasses and a homeless man's beard to his face.
Friday, September 10, 2010
His film star brother-in-law Casey Affleck (brother of Ben) has been following him around with a camera since 2008 and this documentary is the result. Whether or not its depiction of a celebrity going slowly mad is a hoax or not is still up in the air, but either way it's film well worth watching.