Inherent Vice

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Inherent Vice

A sprawling ‘70s detective tale, Inherent Vice’s pulpy story will likely blend elements of dark humor with darker plot elements.

Writer/Director Paul Thomas Anderson looks to be bringing some of the same verve and free-spiritedness that he used to make Boogie Nights a three-time Oscar nominee.
Star Joaquin Phoenix once again interacts with human co-stars after his role in the robo-romance, Her.

The fact that it’s based on a typically dense Thomas Pynchon novel means this psychedelic noir may be a bit overwhelming for some, but for others the complex story and interesting cast of characters may be just what the doctor ordered.

Release Date: January 9, 2015

Rating: R

Jacob Oller is an Oklahoma City film critic and writer. Find more of his work at or follow him on twitter

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