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Magnolia

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Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson. 1999, 188 mins. 35mm. With Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman. In the midst of Paul Thomas Anderson’s masterful epic of interlocking lives in Southern California is Hoffman’s deceptively simple, lovely performance as a hospice nurse attending to Jason Robards’s former quiz show host Earl Partridge. Hoffman brings almost magical sincerity to the scene in which he says “I know this sounds silly, like this is the scene in the movie where the guy’s trying to get ahold of the long-lost son, you know, but this is that scene. And I think they have those scenes in movies because they’re true, you know?”

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