PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON

  • 'Inherent Vice' takes a hazy trip back to 1970 counterculture LA October 5, 2014

    Reuters: "Inherent Vice," director Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel that debuted at the New York Film Festival on Saturday is a hazy, drug-fueled trip back to 1970 Los Angeles with its hippies, hustlers and a persistent sleuth. The film, the first big screen version of a Pynchon novel,...
  • Friday Release 'The Master': 15 facts about Scientology March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' is releasing in India this week. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams in the lead roles, and is said to be based on the practice of Scientology. The custom of Scientology grabbed the headlines when the news of...
  • 5 great movies about making movies November 22, 2012

    Filmmakers love to make movies about making movies. Yes, it is a navelgazing business, but crafting films about this craft is one more means of selfexpression. We've seen several emerge this year alone, including the likely Oscar contender 'Argo.' And this week we have 'Hitchcock,' about the making of 'Psycho,'...
  • Actors shine in Venice film based on Scientology September 3, 2012

    Venice: Philip Seymour Hoffman shines as a cult leader in The Master, a compelling new film inspired by the real life of Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard about how power and faith can corrupt. The movie, from There Will Be Blood director Paul Thomas Anderson, has its world premiere at the...