‘The Master’ in 70mm at New York’s Village East – I Love This Photo

Last night, our friend Cory Everett from PTA fansite Cigarettes & Red Vines tweeted out this fantastic photo of the huge line for Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master playing in 70mm at the City Cinemas Village East in New York City (cinema website). I love it. It makes me smile. Why? It makes me happy for cinema. This is the way it should be happening. He has captured the awe of event movies again, the beauty of 70mm being the reason people are lining up; the projection, the experience. Look at that. Amazing. It’s paying off too – The Weinstein Company is raking in the cash, as The Master has been earning a per-theater-average of about 146K so far, topping Moonrise Kingdom and all others. Hell yes, Paul Thomas Anderson! Here’s the photo in all its glory. Isn’t it exciting to see a crowd this big on a Sunday night for …

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