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Joaquin Phoenix aces role in Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man'

Joaquin Phoenix aces role in Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man'

Woody Allen, apparently, has something to confide. Year after year, movie after movie, he comes back to a select few themes and ideas over and over again. His latest film, "Irrational Man," returns to a question he has circled in "Crimes and Misdemeanors," "Match Point" and "Cassandra's Dream" — namely, what can you get away with and still go on living with yourself? Is there any act so unspeakable that it forever changes a person? The new movie remains tonally elusive, changing at times scene by scene or even moment by moment between playful comedy and something more downcast and ruminative. Allen's new "Man" isn't...

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