The Master

You almost wish this movie version of the Pynchon novel were a book whose pages you could flip back and forth in at will.
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I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.
Lenny Savage, "The Savages" (2007) (Photo: Collider) Remember your favorite Hoffman performances in the comments section
Theodore has no luck with the ladies -- even when they're practically drawing him illustrations of the human reproductive act. He's bereft after a break-up, convinced he's doomed to a life of solitude. Then he installs Samantha and she not only organizes his life -- she gets him, in a way that no one ever has gotten him.
You know what an audience-friendly film is. It tells a story that engages you about characters you can like and root for. Yet those films -- movies that seek to tell a story that uplifts or inspires -- often get short shrift from critics for that reason alone.
One of the best films of the year, it's almost a shame to see The Master in your home rather than in gorgeous 70mm in a movie theater.
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This is, as the title says, obligatory. Whether you work in an office or a garage, have a nationally syndicated radio talk show or a lone friend you Skype with in Argentina, you will very likely express an opinion on the Oscar nominations.
These films are all very good if not great. Either they didn't quite make my 'favorite of the year' list or they aren't the kind of thing that belongs on a traditional best-of-year list (you'll see which ones I'm referring to).
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While The Master, like 2001, has meditative and metaphysical leanings -- areas that tend to unnerve audiences -- it was greeted, unlike 2001, by many rapturous reviews describing its wondrous surprises and consummate craftsmanship.
[via Awards Daily] While "The Master" didn't win Best Picture, the film cleaned up at the LAFCA awards. Anderson was chosen