Over at the Independent, Robert Chalmers has some self-analytical postmodern fun, but also works it deftly into a wonderful interview with Isabelle Huppert, who would likely be much more well known Stateside were it not for her 1) almost willful inscrutability, and 2) aversion to crap Hollywood studio product. The big scoop? Huppert confesses her only real vice at the article’s end: broccoli.
I don’t know if I’ll make the final cut — I was interviewed briefly at the Two Lovers junket, after an interesting interview — but Casey Affleck’s feature directorial debut on a very strange year in the life of brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix will be released on September 10, as Magnolia Pictures has wrapped up a deal for worldwide distribution rights. Titled I’m Still Here, the movie charts Phoenix’s announced retirement from acting, growth of a crazy prospector’s beard, and launching of a rap career.