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New Images from 'The Master'

Joaquin Phoenix has posted nine new photos from Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" on Facebook. Phoenix plays a struggling alcoholic who falls under the sway of a spiritual Svengali (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Here's TOH's review of the film, which played in Santa Monica last weekend in advance of its debut in Venice. Take a gander.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • August 11, 2012 1:54 PM
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Anderson's 'The Master' Showcased in Alamo Drafthouse Amazing Alamoscope 70mm Series

Alamo Drafthouse announces their new and ongoing programming series "Presented in Amazing Alamoscope: 70mm at the Ritz." Among the titles are Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" (starting September 21)...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • August 10, 2012 2:02 PM
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Posters for PT Anderson's 'The Master' Play with Perception

Two posters for Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" have recently landed. Both are brilliant. Which is your favorite? If you can't wait until September 14 for more, Beth Hanna reviewed the film at its surprise Aero Theater screening last weekend.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • August 7, 2012 1:29 PM
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Finally, Venice Makes 'The Master' Official

Harvey Weinstein likes to milk his PR. We all know that Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," which made its LA debut at an unannounced 70 mm screening at the Aero Theatre last Saturday (TOH review here), was set to show at the 69th Venice Biennale. Sure enough, the official release finally arrived, announcing four new titles including "The Master," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams, which will be shown in 70 mm. Chances are also good the film will turn up in Toronto.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • August 7, 2012 11:41 AM
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Early Review: Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' Is Visually Dazzling in 70mm, Enigmatic, Certain to Polarize

On August 3 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, moviegoers were treated to a surprise screening of Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" in stunning 70mm. Anderson and wife Maya Rudolph were both in attendance.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 4, 2012 3:52 PM
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