The Phoenix Who Ate Himself
September 10, 2010 10:07 PM Subscribe
Joaquin Phoenix is the man who ate himself Re-experience Robert De Niro's jailhouse wailing and wall-punching scene in Raging Bull. And then imagine a followup moment in which Joe Pesci's Joey sneaks into Jake La Motta's hotel room as he's sleeping, and then climbs onto the bed, drops his pants and takes a dump on his brother's face. And then Jake leaps up and beats the crap out of Joey and runs into the bathroom to clean his face off, going "Eeoohhwww! I can't take this! Eeooohhww!" I've just described the essence of Casey Affleck's [...] Joaquin Phoenix meltdown doc which screened this afternoon at the Toronto Film Festival.
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The movie in question
is called I'm Still Here
. You may have seen some of the Letterman stuff