Hey guys! Horrorella here...
It's been four long years since Spike Jonze directed a feature-length film (the last one being the emotionally complex WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE). But now he's back and looks to once again entrance and break hearts. In HER, Joaquin Phoenix plays a lonely man who falls in love with his new operating system (voiced by Scarlett Johansson). And really, can we blame him? If my computer started talking to me in Scarlett Johansson's voice, I would probably be head-over-heels too.
I'm kind of in love with Phoenix's glasses and 'stache. By all rights, this combo should make him look like a '70's serial killer, but he plays it so sweet it's impossible not to connect with his character, even in this brief footage.
From this trailer, it looks like Jonze is setting out to make a touching story that also delves into the nature of love and relationships. I have watched it three times now, and am really looking forward to seeing the film later this year.
HER co-stars Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara and Chris Pratt. It opens November 20th.
What do you guys think?
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