First Look at Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest movie, ‘The Master’
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As you can see below, the clip opens with Freddie answering what looks like a military psychologist accompanied by visuals of Dodd hanging out on the beach and fashioning racy sand sculptures. As the trailer unspools, it gets more and more unsettling, aided in no small part by Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood's off-kilter score. When the shrink accuses him of pulling "a knife to the throat of an officer," Dodd just laughs. When asked about his "latest episode," Dodd, shot in extreme close-up, looks twitchy and confused.
If this trailer is representative of the whole, then the film is going to easily meet the wildly high expectations of movie mavens everywhere.
"The Master," which also stars Amy Adams, Laura Dern, and Rami Malek, will hit the theaters in October 2012.