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Joaquin Phoenix, Walk the Line

Q: Why pay to listen to Walk the Line, an album on which Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon channel Johnny and June Carter Cash? A: Because it’s better than you suspect. Produced by T Bone Burnett (O Brother, Where Are Thou?), these new versions of beloved oldies ring surprisingly true. No, it’s not Johnny and June, but a credible simulation. If, combined with the (quite good) film, this inspires new fans to check out the originals, a higher purpose will indeed have been served.

Walk the Line

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 136 minutes
director
  • James Mangold

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