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Old 10-29-08, 08:56 AM
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Joaquin Phoenix to retire from acting.

Reporter doesn't believe him and Joaquin says he going to concentrate on his music.

http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/article...judge_20081029
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Old 10-29-08, 08:59 AM
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If this is true, its a shame he is a very good actor. But man artist are so freaking loopy.
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Old 10-29-08, 09:01 AM
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Old 10-29-08, 09:14 AM
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Too bad. He's had some good performances but good for him for being able to move on and focus on what he wants to do.

Do actors really 'retire'? They aren't like most of us that go into work everyday (unless they're filming). Can't they just stop taking offers and have that be the equivalent of retiring? Even if he goes out and says he's done we all know he'll still get hounded with scripts (and will likely backslide when he reads something good).
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Old 10-29-08, 09:15 AM
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Old 10-29-08, 09:22 AM
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He looks high out of his mind, I wouldn't really trust this.
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Old 10-29-08, 10:48 AM
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He'll be back.
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Old 10-29-08, 10:52 AM
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when his CD sells 5,000 copies and some studio want to wave 10 mil in his face, he will crawl back.
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Old 10-29-08, 11:29 AM
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Whatever just happened to doing what you're going to do, and not announcing it?

As everyone else, he'll be back.

Jay-Z has taught us, that when someone says "retire," what they really mean is 2-year vacation.
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Old 10-29-08, 12:31 PM
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Meh, I've already forgotten him.
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Old 10-29-08, 12:54 PM
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Jay-Z has taught us, that when someone says "retire," what they really mean is 2-year vacation.
Yeah, Jay Z taught us that.

It's not as if the Rolling Stones or The Who taught us that 25 years ago.
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Old 10-29-08, 12:58 PM
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Meh, I've already forgotten him.
Same here. Never liked him much anyway.
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Old 10-29-08, 01:09 PM
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So he's moving into the Actors' Retirement Home with Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, and Cate Blanchett?
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Old 10-29-08, 01:27 PM
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So he's moving into the Actors' Retirement Home with Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, and Cate Blanchett?
All three of those actors are still making films.
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Old 10-29-08, 01:31 PM
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All three of those actors are still making films.
And I believe all three announced retirements that they didn't keep.
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Old 10-29-08, 01:41 PM
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Reporter doesn't believe him and Joaquin says he going to concentrate on his music.

http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/article...judge_20081029
His reaction to the reporter's laughing was classic. If this is a put-on by Joaquin "Don't Call Me Leaf" Phoenix, then it was Kaufman-esque. I bought it.
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Old 10-29-08, 01:54 PM
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He reminds me of Hyde from That 70's Show in that video ...
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Old 10-29-08, 02:13 PM
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is his retirement a promise or a threat
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Old 10-29-08, 05:35 PM
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He looks high out of his mind, I wouldn't really trust this.
A Phoenix boy on drugs?! *scoffs* That'll be the day.











Ok, I agree. He looked stoned out of his gourd.
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when his CD sells 5,000 copies and some studio want to wave 10 mil in his face, he will crawl back.
So if you want to see him act again don't buy his music.
Just like t.v. stars that appear in movies that bomb they stay on t.v. cause they then have no choice.
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Old 10-29-08, 06:00 PM
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So he's moving into the Actors' Retirement Home with Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, and Cate Blanchett?
don't forget Natalie Portman
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Old 10-29-08, 06:08 PM
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I saw the interview where he announced this and he looked Like Jim Morrison and seemed strung out.
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Old 10-29-08, 07:27 PM
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Too bad, I've liked most of his roles. I doubt this will stick, though.
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Old 10-29-08, 08:22 PM
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He reminds me of Hyde from That 70's Show in that video ...
Holy crap I thought it WAS Hyde.

And no I don't believe him.
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Old 10-29-08, 08:29 PM
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He's a good actor. I hope his drug binge and subsequent rehab doesn't last very long.
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