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Paul Thomas Anderson

Three Masters

“If you figure out a way to live without a master, any master, be sure to let the rest of us know, for you would be the first in the history of the world.” — Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) in The Master (2012)I.L. Ron Hubbard (c. 1950)Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film The Master has already received an enormous amount of critical attention…and rightly so.  Like all Anderson’s other films (Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Punch Drunk Love, and There Will Be Blood) it’s a movie that rewards careful thought. A number of his earlier films (most Read more