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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Master' and More

The Master The Weinstein Company

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.

Also new this week is the critically acclaimed surreal art film "Holy Motors" and the surfing movie "Chasing Mavericks" starring Gerard Butler and Jonny Weston. Get More »

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'Holy Motors' Is Some Kind of Wonderful

Denis Lavant in "Holy Motors" Pierre Grise Productions

"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 »

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