Jack Nicholson

Chameleon

Sean Penn? Daniel Day-Lewis? Nope. It’s Joaquin Phoenix, who delivers the year’s finest performance as a sad-sack divorcé who falls in love with an operating system in ‘Her.’

New Biography

Now that the Hollywood bad boy is taking on fewer roles, it seems the perfect time for a great biography to salute him. Instead, we have Marc Eliot’s dismal effort.