Monday, March 16, 2015

Incoherent "Inherent Vice"

We tried to help each other out, but in reality, neither of us could really pinpoint the definitive plot of this film. An erratic 2 ½ hours to the tune of $10 On Demand (that's on TV, Folks) left us mind-boggled. Would someone like to 'splain? Maybe one has to be high to get the drift, 'cause Doc Sportello, played by Joaquin Phoenix, was certainly in a constant hazy fog, as he weirdly executed his investigative duties.

All the above said, the acting was superb, even though we didn't know where the hell the story was going.
Just look at that cast! 

Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon were also paired in Walk The Line. Now, THAT we could grasp. Thank you, Johnny Cash???

Can't rate this one; you'll have to see for yourself. But it made me consider - what exactly ARE my inherent vices?
And... I sure loved hearing the OTHER Neil who occupies my music library: