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The Best Performances from Daniel Day-Lewis

by Jason F. Koenigsberg


Daniel Day-Lewis announced while filming his most recent picture Phantom Thread, that this would be his final movie role and he would settle into retirement. 3,853 more words


There Will Be Blood

An effigy of greed. As a “deep,” long-faced epic, it’s grim in a facile way. Content denudes form: Gradually loveless, and mostly vile, Daniel Plainview (the hero) seems mad from the word go. 41 more words


Phantom Thread ★★★★

It is appropriate that Daniel Day-Lewis’ supposed final film is a reunion with Paul Thomas Anderson with whom he formerly collaborated with on the modern classic… 851 more words

Phantom Thread

In Paul Thomas Anderson’s films, people are collections of conflicting impulses that express themselves through behavioral patterns, driven less by will than they are by conscious and unconscious desire. 771 more words

Oscars Rewind: 10 Years Ago the Oscar Went to...

A Look Back at The 80th Academy Awards

https://panandslam.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/oscars-10-years-ago.m4a by Jason Koenigsberg

It is Oscar Season and some people hold the Academy Awards in very high regard as telling the general public what should be considered a great film. 1,894 more words


There Will Be Blood (essay)

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Finding Everyday Inspiration, Day 12 – Critique a Piece of Work

The film There Will Be Blood is a tour de force. The tale crafted is one of mythical proportions. 3,643 more words