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The Master

(2012)

Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

R 150min.
 
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Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master stars Joaquin Phoenix as a psychologically damaged war veteran who finds himself working for Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a charismatic figure building his own religion. Read More
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June 30, 2013
solas18
I am surprised that no one else wrote of what was most vivid to me: the visuals in much of the film were like a Norman Rockwell painting. They painted a nostalgia for what never really was quite so,; a physical manifestation of the Cause's philosophy transformation from memory to imagination.
March 30, 2013
abmercer
Watched the whole darn thing. Then wished I hadn't wasted my time. I like to see a character grow and change. These characters do not grow - they waste their lives, and make the viewer feel the entire film a waste. If you find that feeling compelling, then watch it.
March 11, 2013
reevesjoneslaw
Critics don't pay to see movies--they get in free. In fact, they get paid to see movies. Maybe that impedes their ability to sync-up with public opinion. No one in his or her right mind should spend good money to see this painfully boring movie about a disgusting psycho/sexual creep, a charasmatic criminal posing as a \"religious prophet,\" and the weak-minded people who follow him
March 05, 2013
revdrstevecude
Superb acting! JP was at his very best. It also helps to know what the movie is really about.
February 19, 2013
lp00000000138402
Absolutely lousy! Shockingly so!

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