Escape to the Movies: The Master

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I knew that as soon as he was talking about iconic scenes in TWBB "I drink your milkshake" was going to happen.

I don't have Good Fellas in my dvd library, but I do have The Last Dragon.

Arawn:
I don't have Good Fellas in my dvd library, but I do have The Last Dragon.

Interestingly, I'm in the same situation.

I wonder how many people who get the reference would remember Lord Bowler.

to obscure yes, I have no idea what that is.

Well, having finally watched The Master, all I really want to say is: not so good.

Character piece? Sure. Much of the movie works like that and it's interesting. I disagree that Dodd wanted Freddy out of the Cause, but it's not worth arguing about. The ending, though, just sputters. It's rushed and not very satisfying, and it's enough to knock the movie down a star or two. The only reason I don't consider it outright bad is because of some really good performances by Phoenix and Hoffman, but good performances aren't enough if the whole of the story is lacking.

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