Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vicebased on the Thomas Pynchon novel, is set in a drug-filled 1970s Los Angeles with a cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers, rockers, a murderous loan shark, LAPD detectives, and a tenor sax player working undercover — to mention a few. Joaquin Phoenix leads the killer cast that also includes Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Taylor Bonin, Katherine Waterston, Benicia del Toro, Reese Witherspoon and Martin Short. Warner Bros opens Inherent Vice today in New York and Los Angeles. Check out my review above.