Larry “Doc” Sportello is surprised when his former girlfriend shows up on his doorstep and explains and a plot involving her billionaire boyfriend, his wife, and her boyfriend. The plan for kidnapping gets shaken up by the oddball characters entangled in this groovy kidnapping romp based upon the novel by Thomas Pynchon.
Last year was a great one for movies with big themes and stunning cinematography. No two movies from 2012 encapsulate both of these traits better than Life of Pi and The Master, and both are now out to own on Blu-ray.
The second oldest film critics group in the country tonight named The Master the best film of 2012 during its 46th annual awards meeting. The Master led all films with three wins, including Best Supporting Actor for Philip Seymour Hoffman and Best Original Screenplay for it’s director Paul Thomas Anderson.
‘The Master,’ confirms an assertion Trey made when he left the theater after viewing ‘There Will Be Blood,’ that the 2007 masterpiece was a turning point for P.T. Anderson.
It’s quiet, muted at times, as Anderson says with a single shot what lesser directors spend entire scenes on creating, and it ends on a vague whimper.
The video review is one thing, but what I wrote after that is way more detailed…leave your comments below after you see this bold, challenging film!
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