I'm Still Here Synopsis
Joaquin Phoenix announces his intention to retire from acting and pursue a music career.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
An artful piece of exploitation vérité.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A meditation on a life lived in the public eye, I'm Still Here is strange, riveting, and occasionally appalling stuff, any way you look at...
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Whether true or a hoax, I'm Still Here represents real risk-taking that I can only applaud.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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This sporadically engrossing mockumentary, which gets better as it rolls along, must have been planned way back before Phoenix bombed on...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Affleck's provocative, postmodern take on JP as half-joke, half-victim is the damnedest plunge into the dark heart of our "reality" culture...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Parts of it are close to genius; most of it is actively torturous to watch.
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35

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
The problem is, whether real, not real, or some Spector-headed stepchild of the two, meltdowns are still not inherently interesting.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
If there was ever a human being who needed a visit from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, this is the guy.
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25

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's really not much fun - in fact it's painful - to watch an actor on the verge of a nervous breakdown. It almost doesn't matter if the...
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0

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The whole thing is such a tedious, foul-mouthed mess that it isn't even worth discussing as a riff on the Bob Dylan doc "Don't Look Back"...
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I'm Still Here for real

By everyweek60706
Actors pretending to be somebody else in a made up story - why the very idea! It appears this movie is an attack on reality actors who are in fact scabs. COPS is credited with being the first...

Really Good

By Joshzanow
I would first like to say that in order to enjoy this film you have to be a Fan of Joaquin, if you are not don't even go. If you are you are in for such a treat. This film was so surprising, Clever,...

Is Film Integrity Gone? Don't See this Film

By Vidal_Benbasat
As I watched this film, I didn't know if it was a hoax or not, and I found out in an article the next day in theArts section of the NY Times. Now, I am not jumping to any conclusions because I...

Five Word Review

By rstergas
Disturbing Awkward Unsettling Graphic Perplexing...

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Rated NR