Grade: A

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Laura Dern

Rated: R (for sexual content, graphic nudity and language)

Running Time: 2 hours, 17 minutes

Now Showing: Grand

The Reel Story: Hoffman is the charismatic leader of a human potential movement who lures in powerless Phoenix in this superbly crafted picture inspired by the early days of L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology

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