[tps_title]8. The Master: [/tps_title]This film haunted me for weeks. I’m still pondering over its many mysteries. It definitely requires multiple viewings. The film has its detractors, and I feel that they shouldn’t dismiss it so hastily. Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymor Hoffman, and Amy Adams have earned well-deserved Oscar nods for their work in this magnificent – albeit polarizing – work of art.