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The Master -- EW's video review

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The Master
Phil Bray

EW movie critics Owen Gleiberman and Lisa Schwarzbaum are back for the latest installment of “Movie Talk with Owen and Lisa.” This time, they are discussing Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film — The Master.

Lisa calls it a “thorny, complicated, difficult and … extraordinary film” and believes you have to see it more than once. Owen says there is “one thing I loved about this movie and one thing in it that I really think didn’t work.” He explains that while he enjoyed the “whole take on Scientology or religion just like it,” he didn’t think that the “movie invites you into a true identification with Joaquin Phoenix’s character.” Watch the full video below!


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