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Magnolia (1999) A Powerful And Messy Orchestration Of Emotion

Sprawling, melodramatic, often pretentious and certainly overlong. Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia is the type of film that would have been a complete train wreck in the hands of a less talented filmmaker. 455 more words


Phantom Thread (USA, 2017)

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson. PTA does it again! This is a very P.T. Anderson type of movie, a very Daniel Day Lewis type movie, exactly what I expected—in other words: elegant, intelligent, beautiful, lovely, memorable, and very nice. 217 more words

Phantom Thread - Paul Thomas Anderson (dir)

Honestly Paul Anderson is a director that can do no wrong. I have seen 7 of his eight films and they are all favourites, even the much maligned Inherent Vice, I mean in order to adapt a Pynchon novel and retain the spirit of Pynchon you need a lot of skill.  628 more words


7 Unusual St-Valentine Films: Punch Drunk Love (USA, 2002)

Sandro Forte for Cinetalk.net

In Punch-Drunk Love, Adam Sandler plays a troubled young man on the verge of a nervous break down, constantly confronted by his seven sisters. 95 more words

Contemporary Cinema

Phantom Thread (2017)

Phantom Thread (2017)

Phantom Thread feels like a memory of 1950’s British cinema, maybe even a dream. Stewing in the mind of P. T. Anderson, … 967 more words

Film Reviews

Phantom Thread (2017)

Written and Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

            The last collaboration between P.T. Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis saw the method actor playing a terrifying interpretation of an all-American man: Daniel Plainview, an oil businessman who’s not afraid to throw a punch. 438 more words

Film Reviews

The Class of 2007: Profits vs. Prophets in There Will Be Blood

Sometimes things just line up. That’s clearly what happened in 2007, when moviegoers were treated to a calendar year full of undeniable excellence on screen. Some of these great films were recognized almost immediately, others have gradually garnered appreciation over time; but as we stand ten years later, 2007 remains one of the standout years for movies over the last few decades. 1,424 more words