Her opens in New York and Los Angeles on December 18. It expands to other markets, including Chicago, on Christmas Day.
Set in the not-so distant future in Los Angeles, the sorbet of loud colors, high-waisted pants and some interesting (yet believable) technological developments are the only indicators of a passage in time. Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) walks alone from his Ikea-inspired office to the train, advised by his ear piece of what emails he received through the day and the latest in celebrity gossip. On the way there, and really throughout the film when Theodore wanders the city, you see people passing much like him: solitary men and women talking into their inner-ear piece. As Her progresses, its image of the solitary and lonely man in Theodore enters into a discourse on the universality of loneliness and its relationship with technology, positing this central question: Will technology change the way we are fundamentally?Read More