Hey, speaking of beautifully-shot films: check out this full trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master. Following up on some cryptictrailers, a little strip of film, and an ambiguous, fluid-filled poster, this preview finally gives away some of the film's long-rumored Scientology parallels, with Philip Seymour Hoffman seemingly inventing a cult-like religion that quickly lures in a highly-unstable, alcoholic Joaquin Phoenix, who's really just looking for any place at all to hang his disquieting sneer. Amy Adams joins as Hoffman's concerned wife and a dissenting voice against allowing Joaquin Phoenix and his openly-manic tendencies into their made-up religion club. Still, as always, she delights.
Hey, The Master has a new trailer, and it comes filled with such Paul Thomas Anderson signatures as a persistent, off-putting banging noise and a Philip Seymour Hoffman in a memorable supporting role. Hoffman plays an L. Ron Hubbard-esque cult leader, and this trailer also impa... / Continue →
Following up a cryptic, potable first poster, this new poster for Paul Thomas Anderson's Scientology-tinged The Master leans slightly more mainstream with a family portrait of stars Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. Why is their photo filtered through the ... / Continue →
While the first teaser for Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master didn't get much into the film's widely-acknowledged Scientology critique--instead touching on Joaquin Phoenix's fugue state and sand-breast creation--this newest pseudo-trailer that's popped up on the Weinstein Compan... / Continue →