There are way too many reasons to list why Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here movie is the film of the year, but you should just go ahead and rent or buy the movie, which is available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital. We can’t argue with what Academy Award-winning Director Guillermo del Toro has to say, let alone all the glowing reviews written by top critics since its triumphant debut at Cannes.
Listen to Jonny Greenwood’s critically-acclaimed score:
Lynn Ramsey’s You Were Never Really Here. What a great film… Non-fetishized violence, gritty poetry and full of humanity. One of the best directors working -and a fearless actor by her side. pic.twitter.com/9j6BylH7oV
Director Lynne Ramsay has crafted the leanest, meanest film of the year, bar none. – Kristopher Tapley, Variety (Oscars: 17 Deserving Contenders From 2018 So Far)
Aided by an upfront Jonny Greenwood score — it skips from Carpenter-esque electronica to screaming strings to mad drums — Ramsay has created an impressionistic assault on the senses, anxious, brooding and tightly coiled. – Ian Freer, Empire Online
In addition to his status as Radiohead’s lead guitarist and keyboardist, Jonny Greenwood has carved out a whole side career for himself as an acclaimed composer.,, most recently, he did the score for Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here – Peter Helman, Stereogum
Stereogum features Radiohead guitarist and Academy Award®-nominated Composer Jonny Greenwood today on his latest sheet music release, “88 (No.1)”, inspired by famed pianist Glenn Gould. Check out the full story now at Stereogum, where his recent release from the film music world, You Were Never Really Here, is also referenced!
Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here film opens in theaters today! Starring Joaquin Phoenix in one of his most memorable roles yet as a traumatized veteran, the film has received heaps of praise from critics and film goers alike since its debut at Cannes last year (the film won Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and was nominated for the Palme D’Or).
In celebration of the film’s theatrical release, Amazon Studios has put together an immersive exhibit showcasing Director Lynne Ramsay’s vision for the film, at the Taschen Gallery in Los Angeles (get directions). Open now through Sunday night (check gallery for hours), don’t miss this exhibit featuring art submissions, props, stage sets and more. Jonny Greenwood’sfilm score also plays throughout the exhibit!
In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we take a look back at one of Joaquin Phoenix’s vintage movies, Reservation Road, featuring score by acclaimed composer Mark Isham! The film was released almost exactly 10 years prior to his latest film, You Were Never Really Here. Helmed by Hotel Rwanda and The Promise Director Terry George, the film also stars Jennifer Connolly and Mark Ruffalo. It’s another dark and moody film to add to your Joaquin Phoenix movie queue. Have you been a long-time follower of Joaquin Phoenix’s career?