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Joaquin Phoenix Unable to Escape Silly Nickname

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“I once told a journalist that girls call me ‘Kitten,’ but I couldn’t have been more sarcastic, and no matter how many times I’ve said that it was a joke, it still doesn’t go away.” Joaquin “Kitten” Phoenix [TONY]

“Only because it was a smart show and I thought nobody could make fun of me if I did that.” Drew Carey on why he decided to host The Power of 10 [AP]

“It’s loosely based on my mother … She’s crazy, man, and she likes to put me in my place.” Mark Wahlberg on the inspiration for his cop character in The Departed [PR Inside]

“I remember when they did Don’t Look Now, and they thought that Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie actually made love on camera. It’s laughable. They were just two extremely gifted actors who made everybody believe they did and ran with it. There was no way there was penetration on the set. No way. Because that crosses over into a porno picture, and I don’t care which way you dress it up.” Malcolm McDowell, who has appeared in several explicit films, on pushing the limits of sex in the movies [A.V. Club]

“I feel now looking back doing the two, I feel I made a bit of a mistake, and everyone is probably thinking, ‘Oh God. Jude do you need to do another Michael Caine movie?’” Jude Law, who has remade the roles Caine originated in Sleuth and Alfie [Coming Soon]
—Elizabeth Black

Joaquin Phoenix Unable to Escape Silly Nickname