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Inherent Vice and the genius of Paul Thomas Anderson

Last week I was lucky enough to get a ticket for a preview of Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, Inherent Vice. So this is me bragging about it a little… 1,270 more words

REVIEW: Inherent Vice

New York Film Festival

Thomas Pynchon’s novel “Inherent Vice” ends with his chief character, Doc Sportello,  attempting to discern shapes within a haze that has formed outside his car window.   656 more words

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Josh Brolin talks about the surreal experience of filming 'Inherent Vice'

Photograph by J.R. Mankoff

Josh Brolin just can’t be pinned down. He has transformed into George W. Bush (W.) and a young Tommy Lee Jones ( 1,430 more words


Punch Drunk Love


Until today, I firmly believed I would, proudly, never experience one of the infamous ‘Adam Sandler movies’. But if all ‘Adam Sandler movies’ are like  422 more words

4 Stars

Classic Scene: Boogie Nights (1997)

Boogie Nights, Paul Thomas Anderson’s sprawling tale of LA’s porn industry in the late 1970s and early 1980s, is very much a two-sided coin: the film has a much lighter, upbeat first half while the darker second half, which begins with the turn of the decade, is ushered in by a double murder and a suicide. 253 more words



Director of Photography: Robert Elswit

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

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The Master-Discussion

The Master- Discussion

I was pleasantly surprised by this film, many times over. I had heard all the raving reviews, but after There Will Be Blood, I was not sure Paul Thomas Anderson could do any better. 916 more words