Her: articles

04/01/2014 | By

A number of articles are out….here’s a selection!

USA Today:

The Writers Guild of America has announced this year’s nominees for its top prizes, honoring American Hustle, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska and Blue Jasmine — Woody Allen’s 21st WGA nomination — for best original screenplay.Adapted screenplay nominees include August: Osage County, Before Midnight, Captain Phillips, Lone Survivor and The Wolf of Wall Street.The nominated films were chosen from 54 original screenplays and 41 adapted screenplays.To be eligible, films had to be screened for at least a week in Los Angeles during 2013 and be written under the WGA’s Minimum Basic Agreement. This left some of the season’s noteworthy films ineligible, including 12 Years a Slave, Rush and Philomena. Of the eligible films, notable snubs include Inside Llewyn Davis and Gravity.

The awards will be presented simultaneously in New York and L.A. on Feb. 1.

Yahoo Lifestyle:

The Her actor explains his absence from social media….

He should be living the dream, but super-shy actor Joaquin Phoenix insists his world is the opposite of exciting once the cameras stop rolling.

“It’s why I don’t tweet, because I have nothing to say,” Joaquin, 39, tells the UK’s Daily Mail. “My life is really simple. I have a group of six friends who always hang out together. I take my two dogs on walks, I listen to music, I hang out with my girlfriend [DJ Allie Teil] and I go to dinner. Honestly, it’s really boring. I even bore myself. I think I’m going to start making up s*** that sounds really cool… like I race hot rods in the desert or something.”

SFGate:

Actor Joaquin Phoenix feels terrified when fans approach him because he is not used to dealing with autograph-hunters.

The “Walk The Line” star tries his best to avoid the Hollywood lifestyle, and admits he feels scared and “overwhelmed” when he has to deal with members of the public who recognize him from his films.

He tells Britain’s Event magazine, “Celebrity is so not part of my life. If I’m walking around and somebody comes up with a camera, it terrifies me. I can imagine that if you are Johnny Depp, for years you’ve had such a level of fame that you are somewhat accustomed to it and you expect it when you go out.

“I’ve managed to avoid it to the extent where I sometimes get trapped in situations that I don’t know how to deal with. I feel overwhelmed. But I’d rather be overwhelmed in these moments and enjoy my life privately. I’ve been able to have the life I want.”

Phoenix is convinced he has managed to lead a more “normal” life compared to his fellow stars, adding, “Compared to other people in the business I do live a normal life.

“I can’t get off set and away from it fast enough. I leave and I don’t talk to anybody in the business at all for a couple of weeks. I hate the beach. I don’t like travelling. I’m not being evasive. I just don’t like the things that most people would like.”

 

 
 

He should be living the dream, but super-shy actor Joaquin Phoenix insists his world is the opposite of exciting once the cameras stop rolling.