INHERENT VICE Review

     February 10, 2015

Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Inherent Vice is a mess of absurdities.  It investigates the ludicrous conventions of the detective genre.  It rambles through the self-indulgent, dying age of the hippies.  It lurches along the vainglorious, narcissistic Los Angeles culture and cityscape.  …

INHERENT VICE Review | NYFF 2014

     February 10, 2015

After the New York Film Festival screening of Inherent Vice, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson and a good deal of his cast took the stage for a brief Q&A.  At one point, Anderson discussed Howard Hawks’ The Big Sleep and noted, …