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Paul Thomas Anderson [3.5] - Higher States

3.5: HIGHER STATES is the fifth installment of THE DIRECTORS SERIES’ examination into the films and careers of director Paul Thomas Anderson, covering his explorations into the possibilities of an altered state, whether it’s naturally or chemically-induced. 7 more words


Daniel Day-Lewis Weekend - There Will Be Blood (2007)

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson (Screenplay) Upton Sinclair (Novel)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Barry Del Sherman, Paul Dano, Ciaran Hinds, David Willis, Kevin J O’Connor, David Warshofsky… 741 more words


Thinking Comes Later: Inherent Vice (2014)

Paul Thomas Anderson is like a god to me. I know I’m not at the only one to feel that way. Anderson is to us what I imagine Scorsese was to cinephiles of the 70s and 80s. 1,421 more words


There Will Be Blood

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson


While IMDB classes There Will Be Blood as a drama it very much had the feel of a Western to me and as you all know that spells disaster for me. 639 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die


A title card for Paul Thomas Anderson’s fantastic, grandiose 2007 movie There Will Be Blood. The film has a pretty incredible aesthetic. It’s so dramatic. I thought that if any film deserved to be a woodcut – that wonderful stark, expressive medium full of painstakingly hewn lines lines and yawning blacks- it was this one. 198 more words


When you see a great foreign-language film, you can often sense the Hollywood executive leering over it. It can be both a welcoming and alienating thought upon viewing, and it would be the case for… 611 more words


The Best Film Made In My Lifetime? Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood (2007)

I’ve seen There Will Be Blood close to twenty times since it was released in 2007. I’ve had a few years off before this revisit yet it remains the most monolithic American movie made in my lifetime. 333 more words