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#IRRATIONALMAN On Digital HD January 5th & Blu-ray & DVD January 12th

Written & Directed by Woody Allen. IRRATIONAL MAN Starring Jamie Blackley, Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey and Emma Stone will be available on Digital HD January 5. Blu-ray™ & DVD January 12 Special Features Include On the Red Carpet: Los Angeles Film Premiere and Photo Gallery Woody Allen’s IRRATIONAL MAN will arrive on Digital HD January 5 and Blu-ray™ and DVD January 12 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This Sony Pictures Classics comedy-drama stars Joaquin Phoenix (Her) as Abe Lucas, a tormented new college philosophy professor, on a journey to find meaning in life. When he and his favorite student Jill Pollard, played by Emma Stone (Birdman: Or [The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance]), mistakenly overhear a stranger’s conversation, a chain of events is unleashed that permanently affect him and those around him. Rounding out the stellar ensemble cast are Jamie Blackley (If I Stay) and Parker Posey (The House of Yes), playing Jill’s boyfriend and one of the schoo

Inside the Bucket Podcast #72

This week's episode of Inside the Bucket is online! Revel in the digital mastery! In a highly-contentious superhero throwdown, Inside the Bucket brings together Matt, Brandon, and SandwichJohn as they break down the best movie and television news from our website SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM with all the style of a bull and full of greasy attitude. The show kicks off with our news segment, as the trio discuss several stories from the past week, including news on Josh Trank’s comments on Fantastic Four , Sony Pictures reveals film slate through 2017, Universal Pictures box office record, and the Red/Green Band Trailers for Deadpool . They discuss a very surprising weekend box office, as well as discuss three Blu-rays releasing this week. And then things turn ugly. The boys break down their Rants and Raves as they bitch and complain about all the things they're watching, following, and are generally pissed off about from the past week. Matt also gives short reviews

Movie Review: #IrrationalMan

The newest Woody Allen dramedy arrives decidedly DOA. Review by Matt Cummings In Writer/Director Woody Allen's Irrational Man , the college professor Abe (Joaquin Phoenix) is a lost soul whose sexual conquests have led him from one college to another. As a philosophy teacher, he's started to drink his own Kool Aid, ruminating about the meaninglessness of life and whether he should be a part of it anymore. Not even a new love interest in the form of one of his students (Emma Stone) can keep him from playing Russian Roulette at a college party. But when a chance to even life's odds arrives in a murder plot against a judge, Abe embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will see him and Jill wrestling with the biggest moral questions imaginable. If that sounds like it could be a good time, believe me it's not. Irrational Man is boring from the moment it arrives with Allen's trademark dull opening title cards. It never rises to a boil, even as Abe