Spike Jonze’s Her is already getting plenty of awards buzz, so it’s certainly worth taking a look at this new trailer. Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson star in the film, with the trailer working almost like a short in its own right. It’s something slightly different and yet the same from Jonze, as he’s never really done a proper romantic drama before – even if this is a romance between a man and a computer.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely writer, purchases a newly developed operating system designed to grant the user’s every command. To Theodore’s surprise, a romantic relationship develops between himself and the operating system.’
The film’s due out soon. [Read more…]