Joaquin Phoenix's Her character, Theodore, has a job writing intimate — and sometimes erotic — cards and letters on behalf of other people. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Phoenix To Self: 'Why Am I Talking About This? ... Joaquin, Shut Up'
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Through a delivery accident, Saajan Fernandes (Irrfhan Khan) begins a correspondence (and love affair) with a despondent housewife in The Lunchbox. Courtesy of Sony Classics hide caption

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'Lunch' Gets Boxed Out: India's Oscar Pick Controversy
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Matthew McConaughey stars as a man on the run from authorities in Jeff Nichols' Mud. Jim Bridges/Roadside Attractions Publicity hide caption

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Matthew McConaughey, Getting Serious Again
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