Joaquin Phoenix

30 Great Movies That Defined the 2010s

Perhaps it goes without saying, but the most culturally significant movie of the 2010s is The Avengers. There were many decades of superhero movies before…
SPIN Staff / September 4, 2019

Watch the Latest Trailer for Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

A new trailer for Joker, Todd Phillips' standalone film about the mysterious origins of the infamous Batman villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, has arrived. The trailer…
Israel Daramola / August 28, 2019

You Were Never Really Here Is a Smart Thriller That Retreads Familiar Territory

When discussing their new crime-horror thriller You Were Never Really Here, director Lynne Ramsey and lead actor Joaquin Phoenix gravitate toward the word "familiar." The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 11, 2018

Jonny Greenwood to Score New Joaquin Phoenix Movie You Were Never Really Here

Jonny Greenwood and Joaquin Phoenix being involved in the same film sounds like a new Paul Thomas Anderson project in the making. But, according to a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 2, 2017

Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson Play Karen O’s ‘Moon Song’ in ‘Her’ Video

With anticipation for the Oscars on the rise, the Best Original Song competitors are stepping up their campaigns with increasing frequency. We've just learned that…
Chris Martins / February 11, 2014

Beats by Cray: Pusha T’s New Album Will Feature a Beat by Joaquin Phoenix

Kanye West's studio sessions over the past handful of years have often been about as absurd as the rest of his life. Yeezus featured pop-ins…
Jordan Sargent / August 5, 2013

WATCH: Joaquin Phoenix’s Oddball Hip-Hop Doc

Remember when Joaquin Phoenix quit acting to become a rapper and paraded around different late night talk shows looking like a homeless dude? Well, Phoenix's…
Eric Sundermann / August 17, 2010

Gwyneth Paltrow on Joaquin Phoenix: “I’m Not Convinced”

Add Gwyneth Paltrow to the growing list of people who aren't buying Joaquin Phoenix's hip-hop sincerity.
Melissa Goldstein / March 16, 2009

Joaquin Phoenix Confronts Heckler in Miami

It's hard out there for a pimp -- and, also, for Joaquin Phoenix's hip-hop career.
Melissa Goldstein / March 12, 2009

Rock Stars Benefit from Obama Stimulus Plan!

Given all the new beneficiaries of President Obama's economic stimulus package -- first-time home-buyers, small business owners, unemployed bloggers -- the American rock music industry…
Ellen Carpenter / February 24, 2009

Joaquin Phoenix on Music Career: “It’s No Hoax”

In the wake of actor Joaquin Phoenix's career-change and debut as a rapper, there's been widespread speculation that it was all part of some elaborate…
Melissa Goldstein / February 4, 2009

Joaquin Phoenix Quits Acting to Pursue Music

Attention Led Zeppelin: We hear you're in the market for a new frontman and we have a lovely Johnny Cash-like singer you just might be…
Melissa Goldstein / October 30, 2008