The Master

The Master

Release Date: Friday, September 14, 2012

Rating: Rated R

A charismatic intellectual (Hoffman) launches a religious organization following World War II. A drifter (Phoenix) becomes his right-hand man but as the faith begins to gain a fervent following, the drifter finds himself questioning the belief system and his mentor.


  • Paul Thomas Anderson


  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Amy Adams
  • Jesse Plemons
  • David Warshofsky
  • Laura Dern
  • Lena Endre


Pietro Filipponi  |  Managing Editor

Pietro Filipponi's picture

Beautifully captured and filled with wonderful performances, The Master is a thought-provoking cinematic experience. Although it isn't his best film to date, writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson proves once again that he is a wonderful story teller.