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New 'The Master' Trailer: Amy Adams Shoots a Rifle, Delights

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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 imparts a little more of that character's questionable, decidedly-unscientific wisdom, with a Hoffman voiceover explaining that mankind exists in a spiritual realm well above animals, which are mere beasts. Someone needs to show this guy that skateboarding dog.

  • July 20, 2012
    Hey, speaking of beautifully-shot films: check out this full trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master. Following up on some cryptic trailers, a little strip of film, and an ambiguous, fluid-filled poster, this preview finally gives away some of the film's long-rumored Scie... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2012
    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 →
  • June 19, 2012
    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 →
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