Excerpt: There is a scene very early on in ‘Her’ where a stranger engages in weird futuristic phone sex with Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix).It doesn't just provide a few awkward laughs but It sets the film’s tone. Here's a world where people have become increasingly insular.
Excerpt: It would be very easy to pass by this one as you dash to pick up the latest and brightest comic book film sequel. After all, a guy delivering monologues to camera for nearly two hours doesn't sound like a recipe for fun, especially since the subject of his attention is never even seen.
Excerpt: This unexpectedly unbelievable original gorgeous film would have not been effective if it weren't for the brilliant acting of Joaquin Phoenix, the sultry and earnest voice-over of Scarlett Johansson, effective screenplay and outstanding direction of Spike Jonze.
Excerpt: In the future, operating systems enter the social strata of middle to upper class society in Spike Jones’ sci-fi drama titled "Her." The OS’s (Operating Systems) are best friends, members of think tanks, organizers, and yes, they are also lovers.
Excerpt: For every thoughtful observation about love, romance, etc. in the script there is far more useless vulgarity masquerading as humor and a surprising amount of hard-edged cynicism for a film being touted as sincere and heartfelt. This was a major disappointment.
Excerpt: A lonely writer unwilling to commit to a relationship because of a traumatic break-up finds himself falling for the artificially intelligent Operating System of his computer. This near-future blending of romance and sci-fi has a similarly quirky feel to that of Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind.
Excerpt: This film was extremely good! I enjoyed the entire film from beginning to end, it was how it was great how it didn't rush into things and that if you didn't know what was going on that the film explained exactly what happened or what just happened to give you a better understanding of how his life...