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Picks from the 2015 NZ International Film Festival programme

Grab your highlighters, folks: the New Zealand International Film Festival’s 2015 Auckland programme has been unveiled. Opening in bold style with Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster and closing in tears with Australian drama Holding the Man, this year’s festival looks as relevant as ever. Cinephiles can rejoice over the inclusion of 17 exciting titles direct from the Cannes Film Festival, which despite the …

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[WATCH] FIONA APPLE: ‘Hot Knife’ [Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson]

The long-awaited video for Fiona Apple’s ‘Hot Knife’, a highlight from last year’s tremendous LP The Idler Wheel…, has at last been released. Directed by former boyfriend Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master) — who previously helmed the classy videos for ‘Across the Universe’, ‘Fast as you Can’, ‘Limp’ and ‘Paper Bag’ — and featuring Fiona’s sister, Maude …

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[WATCH] Paul Thomas Anderson talks THE MASTER on THE DAILY SHOW

Last night’s episode of The Daily Show featured a rare appearance from filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson, who was there to promote his long-awaited new film The Master. The interview was more serious-minded than most of Jon Stewart’s film discussions, forgoing his usual playful style to pick PTA’s brain on how he gets the best out …

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[WATCH] One last trailer for THE MASTER reveals new & deleted footage

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master scored a record-breaking limited release opening weekend in the US last month and has been successfully expanding ever since, and now one final trailer has been released as a way of saying “thank you” to audiences. This final, four-and-a-half-minute trailer features both new (for those of us who are still waiting on an …

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[LISTEN] Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack for THE MASTER

There Will Be Blood was indisputably one of the great films — if not the greatest — of the past decade, and one of its many pleasures was the brilliant and eerie score provided by Radiohead multi-instrumentalist Jonny Greenwood, which was unfortunately disqualified for an Academy Award nomination due to an arcane designation which excludes “the use of …

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[WATCH] New clips from THE MASTER starring Joaquin Phoenix

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master has screened recently at the Toronto International FIlm Festival, where it earned mostly rave reviews (particularly for its performances), as well as the Venice International Film Festival, where P.T. Anderson was awarded the Silver Lion for best director and Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman shared the best actor award (there …

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[WATCH] Final trailer for THE MASTER: “Man is not an animal”

In the build-up to its Venice and TIFF screenings — and subsequent U.S. theatrical release — a final theatrical trailer has been released for Paul Thomas Anderson’s feverishly anticipated new film The Master. Once again, the film appears utterly compelling and intriguingly strange here, featuring a monologue by The Cause founder Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) …

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[WATCH] Teaser #3 for Paul Thomas Anderson’s THE MASTER

Ahead of its Chicago screening today — in 70mm at the Music Box Theater (ENVY!) — a new clip has been released from Paul Thomas Anderson’s not-about-scientology film The Master. We’ve previously seen two fascinating teaser clips and a brilliant trailer, and this latest tantalising clip has Joaquin Phoenix’s character seemingly being audited by Philip Seymour Hoffman, as he emotionally …

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[WATCH] Brilliant first theatrical trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s THE MASTER

The first theatrical trailer has hit for Paul Thomas Anderson’s feverishly-anticipated The Master, following two impressive teaser trailers which offered tantalizing glimpses of the film’s leads: L. Ron Hubbard-esque religious leader Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his right-hand man Freddie Sutton (Joaquin Phoenix). Here we see more of Phoenix – in his first performance since …

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[WATCH] Teaser #2 for Paul Thomas Anderson’s THE MASTER

Another clip from Paul Thomas Anderson’s highly anticipated scientology-influenced film The Master surfaced today, following last month’s terrific teaser clip which introduced us to Joaquin Phoenix’s trouble ex-Navy man Freddie. Freddie is still front and centre here, as is Jonny Greenwood’s fascinating score, only this time we get our first look at Philip Seymour Hoffman’s title character, as …

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