Trash, Art, And The Movies
The podcast that pits arthouse cinema against brainless entertainment—and then declares a victor.

Heather and Paul review two movies about men who enter the world of modern-day religious cults... and then exit them much the worse for wear. First: Joaquin Phoenix is a troubled World War II vet who enters the inner circle of Philip Seymour Hoffman's L. Ron Hubbard-esque guru in Paul Thomas Anderson's THE MASTER; then, Edward Woodward is a straitlaced cop investigating the disappearance of a young girl on a Scottish island populated by sexually liberated pagans in the original 1973 version of THE WICKER MAN. A man made of wicker or a woman made of sand: which will prevail? 

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Category:TV and Film -- posted at: 10:14pm EST