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Will 'The Master' Command an Oscar For Joaquin Phoenix?

Liz Smith | Posted 11.14.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

In Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film, "The Master" (his sixth), not only does he go out on a limb, but he allows two of our finest actors--Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman--to hang precariously from that limb with him.

Toronto Festival Conclusions: The Oscar race Begins

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While this year's best-picture winner may in fact have played at TIFF 2012, there was no huge critical groundswell around a realistic contender, the way there was last year.

PHOTOS: 'The Master' Premieres In New York

Posted 09.12.2012 | New York

Following Harvey Weinstein's decision to ramp up security amidst reports of angry, strange calls from Scientologists, Paul Thomas Anderson's highly an...

Mike Hogan

P.T. Anderson On 'The Master,' Joaquin Phoenix & Loving Redheads

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

"The Master" is a movie people are going to be talking about for a long time. Paul Thomas Anderson's haunting meditation on friendship, manipulation a...

Is 'The Master' About Scientology?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Amy Adams has received three Oscar nominations in her career thus far, but she gives what is arguably her greatest performance in "The Master." That m...

Movie Review: The Master

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Given the evidence of The Master and his last film, There Will Be Blood, I'd offer this: Anderson seems bent on making movies that challenge the viewer to figure out what he's really about.

WATCH: 'The Master' Gets Super NSFW In New Clip

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment

Today in P.T. Anderson and The Weinstein Company's world of hype: a new clip from "The Master," in which Joaquin Phoenix identifies some very graphic ...

The Three Filmmaking Andersons: A Guide

Gordy Grundy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

With a gaggle of great films over the recent season, it is very easy to get confused between the many Andersons of contemporary cinema. Following is a guide.

Lucas Kavner

Paul Thomas Anderson Goes Back In Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.07.2012 | Arts

When famed Austin, Texas, movie theater the Alamo Drafthouse announced its newest series of classic film screenings, they were quick to tout that they...

Venice Film Festival Gets More Exclusive

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.28.2012 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — The Venice Film Festival is focusing on its artistic roots this year, courting celebrated directors and not flashy Hollywood blo...

WATCH: Final Trailer For 'The Master' Arrives

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment

The good news about summer winding down? That "The Master" is even closer to release. Paul Thomas Anderson's highly anticipated film is just over two ...

The Master in 70 mm at the Music Box

Robert Loerzel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Robert Loerzel

In its own defiantly odd ways, The Master is a riveting and deeply affecting experience, with majestically beautiful cinematography and powerful acting.

Gorgeous? Or Just Confusing?

Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

Paul Thomas Anderson's hotly anticipated new movie "The Master," loosely based on the life of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, isn't being released...

'The Master' Sets Debut

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment

MILAN — The Venice Film Festival says U.S. director Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" will be the 18th film competing for its coveted Golden L...

First Reviews For 'The Master' Arrive After Secret & Public Screening

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment

Thought you had to go all the way to Venice to see "The Master"? Following a screening of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" at the Aero Theatre in Santa...

'The Master' Moves To September

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment

"The Master" is going to deliver its message a little earlier than expected. According to Variety, and seemingly confirmed by the Weinstein Company's ...

Future of Film: As Hollywood Shifts, Are Paradigms Colliding?

Tribeca | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

Hollywood's appetite for adaptations, remakes and sequels is growing. But the absence of mid-budget films from lists of the world's highest-grossing films indicates that Hollywood's model is changing.

EXCLUSIVE: First Look At P.T. Anderson's 'The Master'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.18.2012 | Entertainment

"The Master" poster is here, and it's a glass-half-full affair. Paul Thomas Anderson's newest film -- and his first since the Best Picture-nominated "...

WATCH: Hoffman Is 'Hopelessly Inquisitive' In 'The Master'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," the director's first film since "There Will Be Blood" in 2007, would like to introduce you to its title ruler: Ph...

'The Master' Scheduled For Oct. 12; Philip Seymour Hoffman Enters Oscar Derby

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

The 2012 Oscar season just got a little bit more Philip Seymour Hoffman. The three-time nominee -- who won Best Actor in 2006 for his performance as T...

Amy Adams Nabs New New Role

Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment

Amy Adams, has signed on to Paul Thomas Anderson's untitled film project that tells a veiled, cautionary tale about the beginning of Scientology. Dead...

Movie Set To Hit Out At Scientology?

Posted 01.17.2013 | Entertainment

It's not uncommon for a film to hit out at organized religion, but a long-gestating Paul Thomas Anderson script is ready to do the uncomfortable: take...

HuffPost Review: Incendies

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I understand why Susanne Bier's In a Better World won the foreign-language Oscar -- but I believe this was the better film.

There Will Be Love

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Since it's V-Day, I want to return to the exalting, superb Punch-Drunk Love, which remains one of the most romantic movies of the last 10 years. I was baffled by its mixed reception and wonder if it remains misunderstood to this day.

Movie Review: Middle Men

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Middle Men" wants to be Boogie Nights for the Internet. Two crucial problems: Writer-director George Gallo isn't nearly the storyteller that Paul Thomas Anderson is. And this film stars Luke Wilson.