I'm Still Here is a 2010 film directed by Casey Affleck, and written by Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix. The film follows the life of Phoenix, from the announcement of his retirement from acting through his transition into a career as a hip hop artist. Filming officially began on January 16, 2009 at a Las Vegas nightclub.
The film premiered at the 67th Venice International Film Festival on September 6, 2010. It had a limited release in the United States on September 10, 2010 before being expanded to a wide release a week later on September 17.
Wow. Let this be the ultimate lesson to that old mantra: think before you speak. What an interesting glimpse into the celebrity spotlight and someone that seems at once bipolar, manic, abusive, comical, depressing, heartbreaking, and a whiny spoiled brat. SPOILERS INCLUDED. The film has a bit of Jackass in it as Phoenix's assistant, fed up with his abusive antics, pulled a disgusting prank and no, in the interest of not grossing you out, I won't … more
I’M STILL HERE Directed by Casey Affleck Starring Joaquin Phoenix Joaquin Phoenix: You’re going to look back on this and think you’re a fucking idiot. This is what I get for not sitting down to write reviews as soon as I see the movie. I thought I had a little time to let this one simmer in my head, and there is plenty to let settle, but that just isn’t so. When I first sat to watch Casey … more