Inherent Vice

Inherent vice Inherent vice (borrow it from us) is the first novel by Thomas Pynchon to be made into a film and it is released in the UK on 30th January.

Synopsis: It’s a while since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend. Suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap a billionaire land developer whom she just happens to be in love with. Doc soon finds himself drawn into a bizarre tangle of motives and passions …

Joaquin Phoenix stars as Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, ‘ a pothead private eye’ with ex-girlfriend Shasta played by Katherine Waterston. Land developer boyfriend Mickey Wolfmann is played by Eric Roberts. With Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, Martin Short, Jena Malone, and Joanna Newsom assisting.