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This week: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams all earned Oscar nominations for their performances in the period drama "The Master," writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's thinly disguised commentary on Scientology.
"Holy Motors" is so layered a film, we don't even know where or how to begin to describe it. It's so much easier to dissect an unpleasant movie than it is to praise a marvelous one. There are only so many times one can say, "It's awesome!" before people begin to realize there are a limited number of adjectives in a writer's vocabulary.
Yes, "Holy Motors" is awesome, but let's try this: writer/director Leos Carax has taken his love of avant-garde cinema to radical new heights. There, that should do it. Get More »