Irrational Man is a 2015 American crime mystery drama film written and directed by Woody Allen, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley. The film was released on July 17, 2015, by Sony Pictures Classics in a limited release, later expanding wider.
Irrational Man received mixed reviews from critics. On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film scored a 46% approval rating, based on 197 reviews, with a rating average of 5.55/10. The site’s consensus read: “Irrational Man may prove rewarding for the most ardent Joaquin Phoenix fans or Woody Allen apologists, but all others most likely need not apply.”
Abe: “Kant said human reason is troubled by questions that it cannot dismiss, but also cannot answer.”